Olivier PRENANT wrote:
> Hi every one.
> I just moved (at last!) to 7.2.1. Works like a charm...
> I'm suprised though by the number of WAL files.
> I have 8 files where postgresql.conf says WAL_FILES=4.
> What did I miss ? (I have no outstanding transaction)
> FWIW, t's on UW711.
No, you are fine. The current GUC params are confusing. I did update
the documentation for 7.3, but I plan to reorganize those params to be
Actually, I have in TODO:
Remove wal_files postgresql.conf option because WAL files are now
because the param no longer controls what you think it controls. In 7.1
WAL files where not recycled, so WAL_FILES was used to pre-allocate
files so there wasn't as much happening during checkpoint. Now, with
recycling, there is no need.
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