Le 9 juil. 2014 20:36, "David G Johnston" <david.g.johns...@gmail.com> a
écrit :
> csrajmohan wrote
> > "EXPLAIN (format XML) " command in PostgreSQL9.3.4 gives the plan chosen
> > by
> > the optimizer in XML format. In my program, I have to extract certain
> > about optimizer plan from this XML output. I am using *LibXML2* library
> > for
> > parsing the XML. I had successfully extracted information about which
> > relations are involved and what joins are used by parsing the XML. But
> > I am *unable
> > to extract the* *order of joining the relations from the XML output*. I
> > conceptually understood that the reverse level order traversal of binary
> > tree representation of the XML plan will give correct ordering of joins
> > applied. But I could not figure out how do I get that from the XML? Does
> > libXML2 support anything of this sort? If not how should I proceed to
> > tackle this?
> So, since nothing better has been forthcoming in your other two posts on
> this topic I'll just say that likely you will have much better luck using
> SAX-based processing as opposed to DOM-based processing.  I seriously
> native/core PostgreSQL facilities will allow you to do what you desire.
> As you said, hierarchy and physical output order determines the "order of
> joining" within the planner so you have to capture and track such
> information during your processing - which is made much easier if you
> traverse the output node-by-node exactly as a SAX based parser does.
> Though pgAdminIII has a visual query display that you might look at for
> inspiration.

FWIW, pgadmin's visual explain doesn't (yet?) use XML or json or yaml

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