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Re: Idea about better configuration options for sort memory

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: Idea about better configuration options for sort memory
Date: 2004-01-31 22:10:15
Message-ID: 20040131180818.H63159@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Tom Lane wrote:

> So, what I'd like to do is make btree index creation pay attention to
> vacuum_mem instead of sort_mem, and rename the vacuum_mem parameter to
> some more-generic name indicating that it's used for more than just
> VACUUM.  Any objections so far?

Why not create a seperate index_mem variable instead?  index creation
tends to be, I think, less frequent then vacuum, so having a higher value
for index_mem then vacuum_mem may make sense ...


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