Description


The installer is pghist_init.sql file that creates the pghist schema.
The installation consists in executing it in the psql terminal client or SQL manager, for example:
psql -d -mydb -f pghist_init.sql

Download SQL
pghist_init.sql

If the developers are not superusers, need to grant them privileges on the pghist schema and its procedures.
To do this, use the SQL script pghist_grants.sql with the roles variable. For example:
psql -d -mydb -f pghist_grants.sql -v roles=developers

Also possible download zip archive with examples, install and uninstall scripts.

Download ZIP
pghist.zip


Command line

For batch use, installation is carried out in command line using psql:
1. Download and execute pghist_init.sql file
wget -O - https://pghist.org/files/download/pghist_init.sql | psql -d [database]

2. Grant privileges to developers (optional)
wget -O - https://pghist.org/files/download/pghist_grants.sql | psql -d [database] -v roles=[developers]

Installation example in test database
$ wget -O - https://pghist.org/files/download/pghist_init.sql | psql -d test
--2024-04-02 19:39:28--  https://pghist.org/files/download/pghist_init.sql
Resolving pghist.org (pghist.org)... 194.67.205.60
Connecting to pghist.org (pghist.org)|194.67.205.60|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 45527 (44K) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘STDOUT’

100%[=================================================>] 45,527      --.-K/s   in 0s

2024-04-02 19:39:28 (97.7 MB/s) - written to stdout [45527/45527]

CREATE SCHEMA
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE TABLE
CREATE TABLE
CREATE TABLE
CREATE TABLE
DO
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE FUNCTION
DO
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE PROCEDURE
CREATE FUNCTION
CREATE FUNCTION
DO

$ wget -O - https://pghist.org/files/download/pghist_grants.sql | psql -d test -v roles=developer_1
--2024-04-02 19:40:46--  https://pghist.org/files/download/pghist_grants.sql
Resolving pghist.org (pghist.org)... 194.67.205.60
Connecting to pghist.org (pghist.org)|194.67.205.60|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 1174 (1.1K) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘STDOUT’

100%[==============================================================>] 1,174       --.-K/s   in 0s

2024-04-02 19:40:46 (111 MB/s) - written to stdout [1174/1174]

GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT
GRANT


GitHub

The source code is upload in GitHub repository


License

PGHist is released under the MIT License (open and free software license).

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

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