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Re: pgsql-server/doc TODO

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <momjian(at)svr1(dot)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server/doc TODO
Date: 2003-11-12 03:54:49
Message-ID: 200311120354.hAC3snl05066@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Neil Conway wrote:
> momjian(at)svr1(dot)postgresql(dot)org (Bruce Momjian) writes:
> > 	> * Add free-behind capability for large sequential scans
> > 	> * (fadvise)
> 
> This isn't really what posix_fadvise() is intended for, I believe (or
> rather, I can't figure out a way for us to be able to use it in that
> manner). Check the posix_fadvise() discussion on -hackers for more
> details.

Yes, I guess it should be "Better inform kernel on which pages to
cache".  Is that right?

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