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Re: Possible documentation error

From: "D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>
To: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)PostgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: Possible documentation error
Date: 2006-12-26 17:49:55
Message-ID: 20061226124955.55cb4190.darcy@druid.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 26 Dec 2006 18:12:45 +0100
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 12:04:40PM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> > Now it certainly seems to me that it should behave as described given
> > the definition of VACUUM FULL so I am a little confused by my tests.
> > My test table only has two entries in it.  Is that the issue?  In fact,
> > I find the same behaviour if I do a simple VACUUM on the table.
> 
> On a table with two entries, VACUUM FULL is going to do nothing of
> interest. Moving tuples within a page is useless, generally.

I thought that that might be the issue.  The docs should probably say
"can" instead of "will" then.

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