On Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 09:26:21AM -0500, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Ashutosh Bapat (ashutosh.ba...@enterprisedb.com) wrote:
> > We report planning and execution time when EXPLAIN ANALYZE is issued.
> > We do not have facility to report planning time as part EXPLAIN
> > output. In order to get the planning time, one has to issue EXPLAIN
> > ANALYZE which involves executing the plan, which is unnecessary.
> After reading that, rather long, thread, I agree that just having it be
> 'summary' is fine.  We don't really want to make it based off of
> 'timing' or 'costs' or 'verbose', those are different things.

I'm wondering, why is 'timing' (in the EXPLAIN scope) a different thing
to planning time?  It might be that people don't expect it at this point
and external tools might break (dunno), but in oder to print the
planning time, 'timing' sounds clearer than 'summary' to me.


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