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Re: COPY example for partial tables

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: COPY example for partial tables
Date: 2005-10-11 23:33:42
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On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 04:22:40PM -0700, David Fetter wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 06:12:53PM -0500, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> > Why the vacuum? Seems a bit sever to do a vacuum of an entire database
> > just because you created a temp table.
> 
> Excess enthusiasm about reclaiming space.  It doesn't really need to
> be there :)

I think it needs to be commented on, one way or another. Better to
explain that this will slowly bloat pg_class than have a mystery vacuum
that many people have no idea why it's there...
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