Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code

From: Bruce Momjian
Subject: Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code
Date: ,
Msg-id: 200504182256.j3IMuY204258@candle.pha.pa.us
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In response to: Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Alvaro Herrera)
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argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Tom Lane, )
 Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ( (elein), )
  Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Tom Lane, )
   Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Alvaro Herrera, )
    Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Tom Lane, )
    Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Alvaro Herrera, )
      Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Rod Taylor, )
       Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Robert Treat, )
        Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Rod Taylor, )
      Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Christopher Kings-Lynne, )
      Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Bruce Momjian, )
      Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
   Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ( (elein), )
 Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Chuck McDevitt", )
 Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Christopher Browne, )
  Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
 Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Dave Held", )

Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 06:56:01AM -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 
> > From a "people who call me" perspective. I am never asked about
> > inheritance. Most of the people don't even know it is there.
> > The requests I get are:
> 
> Just wondering, does anybody asks you about the excessive locking (and
> deadlocking) on foreign keys?  The business about being able to drop
> users and then find out they were still owners of something?  I guess I
> worry about things too low-level that nobody really cares too much about.

Those are problems you get into after using PostgreSQL heavily and are
different from front-end questions about missing features.

The beauty of PostgreSQL is the low number of those surprises under
heavy load, but as you mentioned above we have a few of them and have to
get them corrected.

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