On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 05:56:27PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote: > Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> writes: > > On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 01:59:59PM -0800, Peter Geoghegan wrote: > >> I think that we've learned some lessons from the problems with 9.3. I > >> don't think that one of those lessons was "take more time to release". > > ------------------------- > >> There is reason to doubt that that would have changed matters one bit > >> with 9.3. It might be a good idea to formally state what those lessons > >> are. > > > I do think that is effectively a lesson we learned, wrong or not. > > I think a lesson we *should* have learned by now is that we need to put > more emphasis on testing. That includes not only spending more time on > it, but investing more in testing infrastructure. The buildfarm has been > a huge advance in our ability to find/fix portability issues quickly, but > it does nothing to, say, assess crash safety. Or identify performance > regressions.
The two sobering blockers I can remember were multi-xact (9.3) and JSONB compression (9.4). -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. + + Roman grave inscription + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers