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Re: [HACKERS] 6.5.1 status

From: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] 6.5.1 status
Date: 1999-06-30 13:12:15
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> Neither of these two can be added to version 6.5.1...the minor releases
> are meant to be 'non-dump/initdb, bug fix only' releases, and, at least
> for number 1, adding a numeric_ops would require a dump/reload ...

This could be done as a contrib package for the v6.5.x series. Are you
interested in doing this?

> As for the TRUNCATE, take a look at the oracle_compat.c file in util/adt
> and supply a patch that will add the appropriate functionality, and I
> don't see why it can't b eadded fo r6.6 ...

If TRUNCATE is some "stringy function thing", then that is the place
to look. Isn't it some table deletion short-circuit capability
though?? If so, it is not as trivial...

                     - Thomas

Thomas Lockhart				lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu
South Pasadena, California

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