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Re: pg_sorttemp#####.##

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: michel(dot)bellon(at)free(dot)fr
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_sorttemp#####.##
Date: 2005-02-25 16:01:11
Message-ID: 200502251601.j1PG1Bc23710@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Michel BELLON wrote:
> Hello all
> 
> My system use version 7.1.2 (OK ! I know it's time to upgrade do 8.0.1 
> version. But, I'am happy to use yet postgresql)
> I had a problem with a hard drive 100% full.
> The system is OK now, but I discovered 10 files approximately 1 GB each in a 
> directory /var/lib/pgsql/data/base/###### named pg_sorttemp#####.##.
> The date of this files is 2004-03-18 (I suppose the exact date dosn't matter)
> 
> Question : Is it possible to delete this file without precaution ?

Yes, you can remove them, but I recommend you shut down the server while
doing it.

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