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Re: Converting postgresql.conf parameters to kilobytes

From: Frank Wiles <frank(at)wiles(dot)org>
To: Marko Karppinen <marko(at)karppinen(dot)fi>
Cc: shridhar(at)frodo(dot)hserus(dot)net, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Converting postgresql.conf parameters to kilobytes
Date: 2004-06-04 13:25:42
Message-ID: 20040604082542.431dca2d.frank@wiles.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 4 Jun 2004 13:10:02 +0300
Marko Karppinen <marko(at)karppinen(dot)fi> wrote:

> Frank Wiles wrote:
> >   shared_buffers = 10000     ( shared_buffers in pages )
> >   shared_buffers = 100M      ( 100 MBs of shared_buffers )
> >   shared_buffers = 2048K     ( 2MBs of shared_buffers )
> 
> I don't know if this is pedantic or just obsessive-compulsive,
> but I think it should be MB and KB (or more properly, kB)
> instead of just M and K, to distinguish from kilopages
> or megapages.

  I can't see why anyone would have a problem with that. That extra
  keystroke isn't going to give anyone carpal tunnel! :) 

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   Frank Wiles <frank(at)wiles(dot)org>
   http://frank.wiles.org
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