Friday, September 26, 2008

Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL future ideas

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 11:52 AM, Andrew Dunstan <> wrote:
>> Speaking of language choice, no one said that _all_ the source code would
>> need to be rewritten. It would be nice, for example, if PostgreSQL rewrote
>> the current GUC system with a glue language like Lua (which is also very
>> C-like).
> No it wouldn't. All it would mean is that you'd need developers fluent in
> both languages.

Having done quite a bit of internals work with SAP DB (which is an
amalgamation of C, C++, and Pascal), I completely agree. The entire
system, if possible, should be in a single language.

Jonah H. Harris, Senior DBA

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