Shigeru Hanada <> writes:
> (2011/10/25 19:15), Magnus Hagander wrote:
>> I have not looked at the code itself, but I wonder if we shouldn't
>> consider making this a part of core-proper, not just a contrib module.
>> The fact that it isn't *already* available in core surprises a lot of
>> people...

> Do you mean that pgsql_fdw should be a built-in extension like plpgsql
> so that it's available just after initdb?

If that was what he meant, I'd vote against it.  There are way too many
people who will *not* want their databases configured to be able to
reach out onto the net.  This feature should be something that has to be
installed by explicit user action.

                        regards, tom lane

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