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Re: Thanks, naming conventions, and count()

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: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>, The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Casey Lyon <casey(at)earthcars(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Thanks, naming conventions, and count()
Date: 2001-04-30 15:56:38
Message-ID: 200104301556.f3UFuch16129@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> It might be worth making a simple utility (could be based on Bryan
> White's pg_check) to grovel through the raw pg_class bits and extract
> relfilenode info the hard way.  You'd only need it in certain disaster
> scenarios, but when you did need it you'd need it bad.
> 
> So far we have not seen a report of a situation where this seemed to be
> useful, so I'm not that excited about having it... WAL dump and
> interrogation utilities are higher on my want list.

OK, updated TODO item:

	* Add table name mapping for numeric file names

I removed the symlink mention, and I agree it is low priority. No one is
really asking for it.

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