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Re: [HACKERS] Tablespaces

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: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,PostgreSQL Win32 port list <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Tablespaces
Date: 2004-03-03 13:31:07
Message-ID: 200403031331.i23DV7i14780@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> My feeling is that we need not support tablespaces on OS's without
> >> symlinks.
> 
> > Agreed, but are we going to support non-tablespace installs?  I wasn't
> > sure that was an option.
> 
> A setup containing only the default tablespace cannot use any symlinks.
> That doesn't seem hard though.

Yea, I think you are right.  We just disable CREATE TABLESPACE and the
rest should just work.  Basically, pg_tablespace will only have one
entry on those platforms.  The initdb directory structure will have a
single tablespace, but that doesn't use symlinks.

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