On 2nd of September, Fujii Masao committed patch:
Support ALTER SYSTEM RESET command.
This patch allows us to execute ALTER SYSTEM RESET command to
remove the configuration entry from postgresql.auto.conf.
Vik Fearing, reviewed by Amit Kapila and me.
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On 29th of August, Tom Lane committed patch:
Add min and max aggregates for inet/cidr data types.
Haribabu Kommi, reviewed by Muhammad Asif Naeem
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On 22nd of August, Alvaro Herrera committed patch:
Implement ALTER TABLE .. SET LOGGED / UNLOGGED
This enables changing permanent (logged) tables to unlogged and
(Docs for ALTER TABLE / SET TABLESPACE got shuffled in an order that
hopefully makes more sense than the original.)
Author: Fabrízio de Royes Mello
Reviewed by: Christoph Berg, Andres Freund, Thom Brown
Some tweaking by Álvaro Herrera
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On 14th of July, Alvaro Herrera committed patch:
psql: Show tablespace size in \db+
Fabrízio de Royes Mello
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On 10th of July, Tom Lane committed patch:
Implement IMPORT FOREIGN SCHEMA.
This command provides an automated way to create foreign table definitions
that match remote tables, thereby reducing tedium and chances for error.
In this patch, we provide the necessary core-server infrastructure and
implement the feature fully in the postgres_fdw foreign-data wrapper.
Other wrappers will throw a "feature not supported" error until/unless
they are updated.
Ronan Dunklau and Michael Paquier, additional work by me
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On 29th of June, Andres Freund committed patch:
Add cluster_name GUC which is included in process titles if set.
When running several postgres clusters on one OS instance it's often
inconveniently hard to identify which "postgres" process belongs to
which postgres instance.
Add the cluster_name GUC, whose value will be included as part of the
process titles if set. With that processes can more easily identified
using tools like 'ps'.
To avoid problems with encoding mismatches between postgresql.conf,
consoles, and individual databases replace non-ASCII chars in the name
with question marks. The length is limited to NAMEDATALEN to make it
less likely to truncate important information at the end of the
Thomas Munro, with some adjustments by me and review by a host of people.
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On 18th of June, Tom Lane committed patch:
Implement UPDATE tab SET (col1,col2,...) = (SELECT ...), ...
This SQL-standard feature allows a sub-SELECT yielding multiple columns
(but only one row) to be used to compute the new values of several columns
to be updated. While the same results can be had with an independent
sub-SELECT per column, such a workaround can require a great deal of
The standard actually says that the source for a multi-column assignment
could be any row-valued expression. The implementation used here is
tightly tied to our existing sub-SELECT support and can't handle other
cases; the Bison grammar would have some issues with them too. However,
I don't feel too bad about this since other cases can be converted into
sub-SELECTs. For instance, "SET (a,b,c) = row_valued_function(x)" could
be written "SET (a,b,c) = (SELECT * FROM row_valued_function(x))".
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