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Re: Do we need vacuuming when tables are regularly dropped?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Peter Kovacs" <maxottovonstirlitz(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Do we need vacuuming when tables are regularly dropped?
Date: 2008-09-29 12:42:00
Message-ID: 10223.1222692120@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Peter Kovacs" <maxottovonstirlitz(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> It is not immediately clear from the documentation, but the VACUUM
> command also deals with the system catalogs as well, correct?

If it's run without any argument by a superuser, then yes.

(I think in recent versions we also allow a non-superuser database owner
to do this.)

			regards, tom lane

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