On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 19:38 +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 5:20 PM, Simon Riggs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > * If the patch was implemented as an ExplainOneQuery_hook we would be
> > able to use this with 8.3 also, which might be interesting. So there's
> > no real need for this to be a patch on core.
> Would that mean that instead of being an optional format that pgAdmin
> could request with appropriate grammar, it would be something that was
> only available if the plugin was loaded, and would replace regular
> EXPLAIN output? If so, that would be extremely inconvenient, and next
> to useless for general purpose utilities.

It can be optional since plugins can add parameters also.

It wouldn't take long to make up a plugin for 8.3 once this patch has
been committed to core for 8.4, so if you're saying you'd definitely
like it in core then I'm OK with that.

 Simon Riggs           www.2ndQuadrant.com
 PostgreSQL Training, Services and Support

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