Re: [PATCHES] [HACKERS] Bgwriter behavior

2005-01-01 Thread Simon Riggs
On Sat, 2005-01-01 at 06:20, Bruce Momjian wrote: This change isn't going to make it for RC3, and it probably not something we want to rush. OK. Thank you. I think there are a few issues involved: o everyone agrees the current meaning of bgwriter_percent is useless

Re: [PATCHES] [HACKERS] Bgwriter behavior

2005-01-01 Thread Bruce Momjian
Simon Riggs wrote: On Sat, 2005-01-01 at 06:20, Bruce Momjian wrote: This change isn't going to make it for RC3, and it probably not something we want to rush. OK. Thank you. I think there are a few issues involved: o everyone agrees the current meaning of bgwriter_percent is

Re: [PATCHES] [HACKERS] Bgwriter behavior

2005-01-01 Thread Simon Riggs
On Sat, 2005-01-01 at 17:01, Bruce Momjian wrote: Simon Riggs wrote: Well, I think we're saying: its not in 8.0 now, and we take our time to consider patches for 8.1 and accept the situation that the parameter names/meaning will change in next release. I have no problem doing

Re: [PATCHES] [HACKERS] Bgwriter behavior

2005-01-01 Thread Tom Lane
Bruce Momjian pgman@candle.pha.pa.us writes: o everyone agrees the current meaning of bgwriter_percent is useless (percent of dirty buffers) Oh? It's not useless by any means; it's a perfectly reasonable and useful definition that happens to be expensive to implement. One of

Re: [PATCHES] [HACKERS] Bgwriter behavior

2005-01-01 Thread Simon Riggs
On Sat, 2005-01-01 at 17:47, Simon Riggs wrote: On Sat, 2005-01-01 at 17:01, Bruce Momjian wrote: Simon Riggs wrote: Well, I think we're saying: its not in 8.0 now, and we take our time to consider patches for 8.1 and accept the situation that the parameter names/meaning will

[PATCHES] psql session log

2005-01-01 Thread lsunley
Here is a patch that allows psql to create a session log NOTE - the patch to the makefile is to keep it from constantly building psql.exe as the target psql all by itself is never created as the output executable on OS/2 and Windows is psql.exe. The patch provides for a new command line

Re: [PATCHES] [HACKERS] Bgwriter behavior

2005-01-01 Thread Bruce Momjian
Tom Lane wrote: Bruce Momjian pgman@candle.pha.pa.us writes: o everyone agrees the current meaning of bgwriter_percent is useless (percent of dirty buffers) Oh? It's not useless by any means; it's a perfectly reasonable and useful definition that happens to be expensive to