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Re: A patch for xlog.c

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Matthew Kirkwood <matthew(at)hairy(dot)beasts(dot)org>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: A patch for xlog.c
Date: 2001-02-25 04:25:56
Message-ID: 200102250425.XAA03194@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Matthew Kirkwood <matthew(at)hairy(dot)beasts(dot)org> writes:
> >> Diffs posted to pgsql-patches are generally considered to be requests
> >> for application of a patch.  If this is only an experiment it had best
> >> be clearly labeled as such.
> 
> > OK.  Is there are better place for discussion of such?
> 
> pgsql-hackers is the place to discuss anything that's experimental or
> otherwise concerned with future development.
> 
> > [ possible merits of mmap ]
> 
> Let's take up that discussion in pghackers.

I always felt the real benefit of mmap() would be to remove use of SysV
shared memory and use anon mmap() to prevent problems with SysV share
memory limits.


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