Re: [HACKERS] Application name patch - v4

2009-12-01 Thread Brar Piening
On Tue, 1 Dec 2009 09:59:17 +0100, Dave Page dp...@pgadmin.org wrote: I do see the argument that RESET ALL should revert user changes to application_name though, but I maintain they should reset to the value set at connection time, not to null. As has been pointed out already, other values set

Re: [HACKERS] .NET driver

2007-08-02 Thread Brar Piening
Andrei Kovalevski schrieb: I have an experience with writing ODBC driver for PostgreSQL (https://projects.commandprompt.com/public/odbcng/). I would be happy to help community to improve .NET data provider. Please join the Npgsql Project at http://pgfoundry.org/projects/npgsql

Re: [HACKERS] .NET driver

2007-08-02 Thread Brar Piening
Robert Treat schrieb: That would be nice. Of course none of this seems relevant to hackers, so I'd Your'e right - of course. But sometimes I wish 'hackers' would care a little more about their interfaces as the best backend can't be good without good interfaces and some of the

Re: [HACKERS] Contrib modules documentation online

2007-08-29 Thread Brar Piening
Josh Berkus wrote: Having the contrib stuff in the main docs would remove one of the largest barriers to people knowing about the contrib features. Using PostgreSQL since Version 7.1.3 and reading this List since - I dont't know exactly but my current archives start in 2003 which was the

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-12-27 Thread Brar Piening
Brar Piening wrote: I have to admit that it's currently broken (it builds but fails during regression tests becuse it can't connect) when building with Visual Studio 2010 or Windows SDK 7.1 because of commit 1a0c76c32fe470142d3663dd84ac960d75a4e8db (Enable compiling with the mingw-w64 32 bit

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-12-28 Thread Brar Piening
Andrew Dunstan wrote: Can you narrow down exactly what in that commit broke VS 2010? Are there any compiler warnings? I was able to nail down the problem. Running the regression tests (vcregress check) gives the following messages: snip == creating temporary installation

[HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-01-02 Thread Brar Piening
Hi, i'v created a patch enables support for building PostgreSQL with Visual Studio 2010 or Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4 (Windows SDK 7.1). You can grab it from http://www.piening.info/VS2010.patch It only touches the .pl, .pm and .bat files in src/tools/msvc so

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-01-03 Thread Brar Piening
Original-Nachricht Datum: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 10:44:19 +0100 Von: Magnus Hagander mag...@hagander.net An: Brar Piening b...@gmx.de CC: pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org Betreff: Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support This patch does not apply at all to my

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-01-03 Thread Brar Piening
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Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-01-17 Thread Brar Piening
Hi, I initially considered this patch as a primer to start off some basic VS2010 support and not as something to be commited within the next few commitfests. As there seems to be at least some interest in this patch I refactored the code and did some more testing (actually found some weird

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-01-17 Thread Brar Piening
On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 00:06:10 +0100, Brar Piening b...@gmx.de wrote: So there is now a third version of this patch at http://www.piening.info/VS2010v3.patch Forgot to run perltidy on it - fixed in http://www.piening.info/VS2010v4.patch Sorry! Brar -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-02-06 Thread Brar Piening
On Sun, 30 Jan 2011 21:26:22 +0100, Magnus Hagander mag...@hagander.net wrote: it's not something we should hold up the CF / release for. I agree. At least it should get some more testing besides mine. I've set up virtual machines with VS 2003, VS 2005 Express, VS 2008 Express (+ my PC with

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2013-01-23 Thread Brar Piening
On 01/23/2013 02:14 PM, Craig Ringer wrote: How have you been testing VS2012 builds? In what environment? When I tested this patch the last time I've been using Windows 8 RTM (Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation - 6.2.9200 Build 9200) and Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 für

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2012-09-13 Thread Brar Piening
Heikki Linnakangas wrote: I don't think we can realistically support VS2012 until Microsoft releases the gratis Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop. As they've released now I've updated my Patch with docs and ask for review. Regards, Brar diff -Napcdr -x .git

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2012-10-07 Thread Brar Piening
Noah Misch wrote: I'm marking this patch Waiting on Author, but the changes needed to get it Ready for Committer are fairly trivial. Thanks, nm Thanks for your review and sorry for my delayed response - I've been on vacation. I'll look into adressing your comments and suggestions within

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2012-10-14 Thread Brar Piening
Noah Misch wrote: My build log filled 8.8 MiB, a large increase from the 432 KiB of the chough build log. This isn't strictly a problem, but do you happen to have ideas for curbing the noise? Not yet. I find no functional problems with the patch, but some comment updates and other trivia

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2012-10-14 Thread Brar Piening
Noah Misch wrote: I decided to try a 32-bit build, but Solution::DeterminePlatform detected it as x64. Its shibboleth is no longer valid; the cl.exe shipping with VS 2012 Express for Desktop has a /favor option for both architectures: 32clhelp:/favor:blend|ATOM select processor to optimize

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2012-10-15 Thread Brar Piening
Noah Misch wrote: The only matter still requiring attention is a fix for IsoLocaleName(). Yep - I'll work on this and on some denoisifying of the build log files. Regards, Brar -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org) To make changes to your subscription:

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2012-10-24 Thread Brar Piening
Alvaro Herrera wrote: There having been no updated patch yet, I have closed this as returned with feedback. Thanks Noah! Please make sure to submit an updated patch to the upcoming commitfest, which is due to start in about three weeks. Due to an hyperacute increase of workload in my day

[HACKERS] 9.2 Beta: intersection of daterange

2012-05-16 Thread Brar Piening
I'm currently doing some tests on range types: tests=# SELECT int8range(5,15) * int8range(10,20) AS intersection; intersection -- [10,15) (1 Zeile) tests=# tests=# SELECT '[2010-03-15,2010-05-22)'::daterange * '[2010-01-04,)'::daterange AS intersection; intersection

Re: [HACKERS] 9.2 Beta: intersection of daterange

2012-05-16 Thread Brar Piening
Misa Simic wrote: I think result is ok... 2010-01-04 is not inside first range... Staring at my query for five minutes obviously didn't prevent me from creating that noise. I meant to query SELECT '[2010-03-15,2010-05-22)'::daterange * '[2010-04-01,)'::daterange AS intersection; which

[HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2012-06-02 Thread Brar Piening
The attached patch makes postgres build with Visual Studio 2012 RC. As MS finally decided on the name I don't expect any need for changes for the final RTM. I didn't bother to update the docs for now as I still have some hope that the developer community succeds in pushig M$ to reverse this

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2012 RC

2012-06-09 Thread Brar Piening
Magnus Hagander wrote: I don't have too much hope for them actually changing it - they seem hell-bent on forcing everybody into metro, and this seems to be yet another way to do that. But we can always hope... Looks like they've learnt their lesson...

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-06-06 Thread Brar Piening
On Fri, 13 May 2011 23:34:05 +0200, Brar Piening b...@gmx.de wrote: [...] I'd appreciate any reviews, tests or comments. As the current commitfest is getting more and more active recently i've rechecked my patch and updated it for code drift. No real changes. See http://www.piening.info

Re: [HACKERS] smallserial / serial2

2011-06-07 Thread Brar Piening
On Wed, 20 Apr 2011 21:27:27 -0400, Mike Pultz m...@mikepultz.com wrote: Can this be added? Probably not - since it's not a complete patch ;-) I tried to test this one but was unable to find a complete version of the patch in my local mail archives and in the official archives

Re: [HACKERS] smallserial / serial2

2011-06-08 Thread Brar Piening
be there for completeness Robert Haas: We should be trying to put all types on equal footing, rather than artificially privilege some over others. Brar Piening (me): I'm with the above arguments. In addition I'd like to mention that other databases have it too so having it improves portability. Especially when

Re: [HACKERS] smallserial / serial2

2011-06-08 Thread Brar Piening
On Wed, 8 Jun 2011 19:29:42 -0400, Robert Haas robertmh...@gmail.com wrote: You should also change the status to either Waiting on Author or Ready for Committer based on the content of the review. I think the latter would be appropriate since your review seems to have been favorable. Well - not

Re: [HACKERS] flexible array members

2011-06-16 Thread Brar Piening
On Thu, 16 Jun 2011 22:49:45 +0300, Peter Eisentraut pete...@gmx.net wrote: This macro is provided by Autoconf and it appears to be using the standard's terminology. commit dbbba5279f66f95805c1e084e6f646d174931e56 refs/heads/master Author: Peter Eisentraut pete...@gmx.net Date: Thu Jun 16

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-07-03 Thread Brar Piening
schrieb Craig Ringer: I'd appreciate it if you'd post the config.pl you're building with, mainly so I can see what libraries and optional features you are or are not using with your test builds. I've already posted it here: http://archives.postgresql.org/message-id/4dcda3cd.4030...@gmx.de

Re: [HACKERS] %ENV warnings during builds

2011-07-03 Thread Brar Piening
schrieb Magnus Hagander: I think you've stumbled on just about all the bits of the MSVC build system we haven't perlized. Maybe we should complete that task, and turn clean.bat, pgbison.bat and pgflex.bat into pure one-line wrappers. (It was done for builddoc just a few weeks ago). Yeah, give

Re: [HACKERS] flex on win64 - workaround for flex: fatal internal error, exec failed

2011-07-04 Thread Brar Piening
schrieb Craig Ringer: I haven't managed to figure out exactly what's broken. For the benefit of anyone else having problems like this or who might find this via a search later, though: just install msys and use the current flex from msys. It works perfectly in Pg's build environment and it's

Re: [HACKERS] %ENV warnings during builds

2011-07-05 Thread Brar Piening
schrieb Andrew Dunstan: Hmm, I missed that you had done this. Here are two replacement perl scripts I knocked up, but haven't yet tested. One of the things about them is that they remove knowledge of particular .l and .y files. and instead get the required invocation options from the relevant

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-07-05 Thread Brar Piening
Original Message Subject: Review of VS 2010 support patches From: Craig Ringer cr...@postnewspapers.com.au To: PG Hackers pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org, Brar Piening b...@gmx.de Date: 05.07.2011 14:25 I haven't had any reply to my email to Brar, so there are a few details

Re: [HACKERS] %ENV warnings during builds

2011-07-05 Thread Brar Piening
Original Message Subject: Re: [HACKERS] %'ENV warnings during builds From: Andrew Dunstan and...@dunslane.net To: Brar Piening b...@gmx.de Date: 05.07.2011 17:25 Try attached instead. I can confirm that this version of pgflex.pl works as expected in my environment

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-07-06 Thread Brar Piening
Original Message Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches From: Craig Ringer cr...@postnewspapers.com.au To: Brar Piening b...@gmx.de Date: 06.07.2011 14:56 It turns out that VS2010v8.patch is also attached to the same message. Not that you'd know it from

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-07-07 Thread Brar Piening
Original Message Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches From: Craig Ringer cr...@postnewspapers.com.au To: Brar Piening b...@gmx.de Date: 07.07.2011 16:44 Frankly, I suggest leaving these tests for the buildfarm to sort out. I don't see any sign of build

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-07-10 Thread Brar Piening
Original Message Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches From: Magnus Hagander mag...@hagander.net To: Brar Piening b...@gmx.de Date: 08.07.2011 11:38 Sorry for the late response - I've been on a wedding this weekend. Something is strange here. Did you run

Re: [HACKERS] Support UTF-8 files with BOM in COPY FROM

2011-09-26 Thread Brar Piening
Tom Lane wrote: Putting a BOM into UTF8 data is flat out invalid per spec --- the fact that Microsloth does it does not make it standards-conformant. Could you share a pointer to the spec? All I've ever heard is that a BOM is optional for UTF-8 but not forbidden. The Unicode FAQ

Re: [HACKERS] Support UTF-8 files with BOM in COPY FROM

2011-09-26 Thread Brar Piening
Tom Lane wrote: Yeah, that's a reasonable argument for rejecting the patch altogether. I'm not qualified to decide whether it outweighs the we need to be able to read Notepad output argument. Actually it's not only notepad. I quite often find myself doing something like the following when

Re: [HACKERS] Support UTF-8 files with BOM in COPY FROM

2011-09-26 Thread Brar Piening
Robert Haas wrote: The thing that makes me doubt that is this comment from Tatsuo Ishii: TI COPY explicitly specifies the encoding (to be UTF-8 in this case). So TI I think we should not regard U+FEFF as BOM in COPY, rather we should TI regard U+FEFF as ZERO WIDTH NO-BREAK SPACE. If a BOM

Re: [HACKERS] Support UTF-8 files with BOM in COPY FROM

2011-09-26 Thread Brar Piening
Tom Lane wrote: Note that the reference to byte order betrays the implicit context assumption: that we're talking about UTF16 or UTF32 representation. Note that there is no implicit context assumption in the Unicode FAQ. It's equally covering UTF-8, UTF-16 and UTF-32. Another quote: Q: Can a

Re: [HACKERS] Support UTF-8 files with BOM in COPY FROM

2011-09-26 Thread Brar Piening
Brar Piening wrote: It's a pity that the Unicode standard actually allows something that can cause problems but blaming the non-platform again doesn't solve the existing issues. To put in a more humoruos but actually correct way: M$ has found a standard conforming way of preventing users

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-09-28 Thread Brar Piening
Brar Piening wrote: The attached patch includes documentation changes and excludes my versions of pgbison.pl and pgflex.pl which have been replaced by Andrews' versions that are already commited. Building current head today I noticed that the patch doesn't apply cleanly anymore. Attached

[HACKERS] Commitfest app not exporting moved to another commitfest to rss

2011-10-12 Thread Brar Piening
I use rss to follow up on patches that I'm interested in and it's the second time I was wonering where my patch has gone in the commitfest app due to $Topic. Is this a known limitation? If yes: Is there a way to change this? If yes: Can/shall I help? If yes: Where should I start? Regards,

Re: [HACKERS] Commitfest app not exporting moved to another commitfest to rss

2011-10-12 Thread Brar Piening
Brar Piening wrote: I use rss to follow up on patches that I'm interested in and it's the second time I was wonering where my patch has gone in the commitfest app due to $Topic. Just after pushing the send button my RSS-feed got updated and contained the relevant information. Sorry

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-10-23 Thread Brar Piening
thready wrote: [...] I don't know how to apply this patch. What's the exe that runs this patch? Will it ask me where the source folder root is when I run it? As the archives seem to be unreachable at the moment I'm copying text from the following message which I would otherwise ask you to

Re: [HACKERS] Is there a good reason we don't have INTERVAL 'infinity'?

2011-11-01 Thread Brar Piening
Josh Berkus wrote: Hackers, Is there a reason why INTERVAL 'infinity' is not implemented? That is, an interval which is larger than all defined intervals, and which added to any timestamp turns it into 'infinity'. Or is it just Round TUITs? Probably the latter. There is even a function

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-11-29 Thread Brar Piening
Andrew Dunstan wrote: Some minor nitpicks: Do we really need to create all those VSProject.pm and VSSolution.pm files? They are all always included anyway. Why not just stash all the packages in Solution.pm and Project.pm? We certainly don't *need* them. Having different files

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-12-03 Thread Brar Piening
Magnus Hagander wrote: I'd vote for whatever matches the general perl pest practices at this time. I didn't kow the perl pest practices until now but as the PostgreSQL community is more into C I think I know what you mean ;-) -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list

Re: [HACKERS] Review of VS 2010 support patches

2011-12-10 Thread Brar Piening
Andrew Dunstan wrote: In the absence of reaction to this I've marked the patch as waiting on author, but if/when I have time I'll work on rearranging things as above. Sorry for my non-reaction. I'm currently trying to find some time window in my before chrismas schedule but it seems like

Re: [HACKERS] Windows build issues

2011-04-06 Thread Brar Piening
On Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:27:22 +0300, Peter Eisentraut pete...@gmx.net wrote: I got it to build now. Here are is a list of notes that would make life easier for future generations: You might also want to have a look at my VS2010 patch as it already touches some of those issues.

Re: [HACKERS] Windows build issues

2011-04-06 Thread Brar Piening
On Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:04:37 +0200, Brar Piening b...@gmx.de wrote: It's not ready yet but I'm prepared to get back to it as soon as there's some serious interest. I've rebased the patch in case somebody wants to try it. http://www.piening.info/VS2010v5.patch Regards, Brar -- Sent via

Re: [HACKERS] Windows build issues

2011-04-12 Thread Brar Piening
On Tue, 12 Apr 2011 08:51:57 -0400, Andrew Dunstan and...@dunslane.net wrote: that's in the SDK? If not, I still think that should be our primary option - I certainly don't see how it's obsolete. (and you can, afaics, still get the platform sdk with the correct version of the compiler

Re: [HACKERS] Windows build issues

2011-04-13 Thread Brar Piening
On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:45:25 +0200, Magnus Hagander mag...@hagander.net wrote: So per your experience, all we really need to do is to define what the *max* level of the Windows SDK we can use is, to make sure people don't get the VS2010 compiler instead? (And adding the note that VS2010 isn't

Re: [HACKERS] Windows build issues

2011-05-10 Thread Brar Piening
On Wed, 06 Apr 2011 22:07:52 +0200, Brar Piening b...@gmx.de wrote: On Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:04:37 +0200, Brar Piening b...@gmx.de wrote: It's not ready yet but I'm prepared to get back to it as soon as there's some serious interest. I've updated the patch once again to reflect the fixes

Re: [HACKERS] Windows build issues

2011-05-10 Thread Brar Piening
On Wed, 11 May 2011 06:15:08 +0200, Brar Piening b...@gmx.de wrote: I've updated the patch once again to reflect the fixes to pgbison.bat in my alternative pgbison.pl Actually not pgbison but pgflex -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org) To make changes

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-05-13 Thread Brar Piening
On Sun, 06 Feb 2011 23:06:21 +0100, Brar Piening b...@gmx.de wrote: On Sun, 30 Jan 2011 21:26:22 +0100, Magnus Hagander mag...@hagander.net wrote: it's not something we should hold up the CF / release for. I agree. At least it should get some more testing besides mine. [...] Being somewhat

Re: [HACKERS] Visual Studio 2010/Windows SDK 7.1 support

2011-05-13 Thread Brar Piening
On Fri, 13 May 2011 21:52:47 -0400, Robert Haas robertmh...@gmail.com wrote: You probably want to add it here, then: https://commitfest.postgresql.org/action/commitfest_view/open I's been in the last commitfest and i've recently moved it to the current one already. See

[HACKERS] Visual Studio 2013 build

2013-12-02 Thread Brar Piening
Hackers, the attached patch enables Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 as additional build environment. After some tweaking (VS now has got its own rint and a few macro definitions that were previously missing) the build runs without errors or warnings and the product passes the regression tests. I

Re: [HACKERS] Perl coding error in msvc build system?

2015-01-23 Thread Brar Piening
Am 23.01.2015 um 09:17 schrieb Abhijit Menon-Sen: At 2014-06-03 22:30:50 -0400, pete...@gmx.net wrote: I'm not sure whether the following coding actually detects any errors: Solution.pm: open(P, cl /? 21 |) || die cl command not found; Since nobody with a Windows system has commented,

Re: [HACKERS] Some 9.5beta2 backend processes not terminating properly?

2016-01-02 Thread Brar Piening
Andres Freund wrote: That seems like a pretty straight forward bug. But it hinges on the client side calling shutdown() on the socket. I don't know enough about .net's internals to judge wether it does so. I've traced things far enough to find "Disposing a Stream object flushes any buffered

[HACKERS] Infer INOUT Parameters from Frontend/Backend Protocol

2016-01-19 Thread Brar Piening
Hi, I'm currently working on improving Npgsql's NpgsqlCommandBuilder.DeriveParameters method which is intended to automatically populate parameter information for a NpgsqlCommand. As Shay Rojansky suggested to use a Parse/Describe -> ParameterDescription/RowDescription over the backend