"Simon Riggs" <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> It would be better to release 8.3 with a new, clean, fast implementation
> of VF, than to release it with code that we *think* is right, but has so
> far proved a source of some truly obscure bugs.
Well building a suitable replacement for VACUUM FULL is more work than I was
proposing. The no-op ALTER TABLE rebuild still has the disadvantage of
requiring 2x the space taken by the table (and potentially more if you have
I also think it's a safer course of action to create a new command, spend one
or two releases improving it until we're sure it meets everyone's needs, then
drop the old command.
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