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Re: [HACKERS] Open 6.4 items

From: jwieck(at)debis(dot)com (Jan Wieck)
To: maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us (Bruce Momjian)
Cc: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Open 6.4 items
Date: 1998-10-02 10:21:13
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> We still have some release-stoppper items on this list.
> I need to integrate the cidr type into the system.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Possible additions
> ------------------
> cidr/IP address type(Tom Helbekkmo)
> rewrite system(Jan)

    I'm still waiting for 2 patches I sent to you to get applied.
    Subjects where:

        rewrite rules patch

        Fix for pg_views/pg_rules and new system views

    Do you need them again?

    Still must tidy up the rewrite stuff and add the  checks  for
    rules  on  select.  But  I would like the two patches applied
    first to get in sync with CVS.

> notify fixes(Tom)
> Serious Bugs
> ------------
> change pg args for platforms that don't support argv changes
>    (setproctitle()?, sendmail hack?)
> have psql dump out rules text with new function

    This requires the second patch, because it  covers  subselect
    backparsing for pg_get_ruledef.

> man pages/sgml synchronization
> generate html/postscript documentation
> generate postmaster pid file and remove flock/fcntl lock code
> CREATE TABLE test (x text, s serial) fails if no database creation permission
> SELECT * FROM pg_rules WHERE pg_rules.oid = pg_class.oid crashes

    Will take a look at it.

> handle oid's on views by either disallowing it or meaningful results
> CREATE INDEX i_test ON pg_class (upper(relname)) fails

    Don't functional indices need an operator class too?



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