On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 9:23 PM, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > NikhilS wrote:
> >> Thanks for taking a look. But if I am not mistaken Gavin and co. are
> >> on a much exhaustive proposal. In light of that maybe this patch might
> >> be needed in the first place?
> >> I will wait for discussion and a subsequent collective consensus here,
> >> before deciding the further course of actions.
> > I think it is unwise to wait on Gavin for a more complex implemention
> > --- we might end up with nothing for 8.4. As long as your syntax is
> > compatible with whatever Gavin proposed Gavin can add on to your patch
> > once it is applied.
> It would be equally unwise to apply a stopgap patch if we're not certain
> it will be upward compatible with what we want to do later.
> I haven't been through the partitioning threads at all yet, but I think
> what we probably want to have when we emerge from commit fest is some
> consensus on what the road map is for partitioning.