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Re: WAL logging of SELECT ... INTO command

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: WAL logging of SELECT ... INTO command
Date: 2006-03-24 10:05:14
Message-ID: 20060324100514.GN90527@pervasive.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 02:37:28PM -0500, Kris Jurka wrote:
> 
> 
> On Wed, 22 Mar 2006, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> 
> >Ok, I saw disk activity on the base directory and assumed it was pg_xlog
> >stuff. Turns out that both SELECT INTO and CREATE TABLE AS ignore
> >default_tablepsace and create the new tables in the base directory. I'm
> >guessing that's a bug... (this is on 8.1.2, btw).
> 
> This has been fixed in CVS HEAD as part of a patch to allow additional 
> options to CREATE TABLE AS.
> 
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-patches/2006-02/msg00211.php

I'll argue that the current behavior is still a bug and should be fixed.
Would it be difficult to patch 8.1 (and 8.0 if there were tablespaces
then...) to honor default_tablespace?
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