On 2014-02-17 18:49:59 -0800, Peter Geoghegan wrote: > On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 6:35 PM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > > What I actually suspect is going to happen if we ship this as-is is > > that people are going to start building logical replication solutions > > on top of the test_decoding module even though it explicitly says that > > it's just test code. This is *really* cool technology and people are > > *hungry* for it. But writing C is hard, so if there's not a polished > > plugin available, I bet people are going to try to use the > > not-polished one. I think we try to get out ahead of that. > > Tom made a comparison with FDWs, so I'll make another. The Multicorn > module made FDW authorship much more accessible by wrapping it in a > Python interface, I believe with some success. I don't want to stand > in the way of building a fully-featured test_decoding module, but I > think that those that would misuse test_decoding as it currently > stands can be redirected to a third-party wrapper. As you say, it's > pretty cool stuff, so it seems likely that someone will build one for > us.
Absolutely. I *sure* hope somebody is going to build such an abstraction. I am not entirely sure how it'd look like, but ... Greetings, Andres Freund -- Andres Freund http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers