>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> writes:
> Peter Eisentraut <peter.eisentr...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
>> I'm not quite sure what you mean by wanting to do arithmetic on the
>> numbers. My phrasing of the problem is that after a long query, you
>> might get output like this:
>> Time: 1234567.666 ms
>> which is pretty useless.
Tom> What I mean by that is that not infrequently, I'll run the same
Tom> query several times and then want to average the results. That's
Tom> easy with awk or similar scripts as long as the numbers are in
Tom> straight decimal.
Tom> I don't mind if we provide a way to print in Babylonian-inspired
Tom> notation(s) as well, but I'm going to be seriously annoyed if
Tom> that's the only way to get the output.
Time: 1234567.666 ms (20m 34.6s)
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