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From: Mageshwaran <j_mageshwaran(at)sifycorp(dot)com>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Chad Wagner <chad(dot)wagner(at)gmail(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, deductive(at)kutoma(dot)com
Date: 2007-03-01 03:31:21
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Hi ,

Is there any method or utility to convert content of WAL files into 
Human Readable format.

J Mageshwaran

Andrew Dunstan wrote:

> Chad Wagner wrote:
>> On 2/26/07, *Josh Berkus* <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com 
>> <mailto:josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>> wrote:
>>     > Just wondering after reading so many mails from Hackers
>>     List.(its 2.15 AM
>>     > now!!) Is there anybody working on something to create a DB from
>>     > a) The TODO list
>>     > b) The sourcecode of PostgreSQL
>>     > c) The relevant Mailings from the developers lists
>>     Of those, only the TODO makes sense as a DB.  You're welcome to go
>>     for it.
>> The TODO list is a bit outdated, and it would make sense to make it 
>> into a web page and assign names to the tasks and which releases the 
>> TODO task will make it in.  Perhaps it would even be useful for folks 
>> to post their WIP patches, status updates, etc to such a page?
>> Any comments?  I am willing to chip in.  I could only imagine the 
>> current workload for maintaining this is a bit overwhelming.
> Before we rehash recent debates, please, everybody, review them. Going 
> over and over and over the same ground laboriously is really getting 
> tiresome, and unfortunately it's also getting more frequent. It's 
> *déjà vu *all over again.
> And, for the record, I do not see the slightest point in putting the 
> TODO list on its own into a database. None, zilch, nada. As database 
> professionals we should be adept at recognising when the use of a 
> database is appropriate and when it isn't. If we put it into a 
> tracking system (presumably database backed) that would be another 
> matter, but that has gone nowhere as usual.
> There is some point in putting it in a wiki where we can gather 
> relevant documents, links to discussions etc. That's why the 
> developers' wiki was established, AIUI.
> cheers
> andrew
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