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Re: [PATCHES] xlog directory at initdb time

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Casey Duncan <casey(at)pandora(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Euler Taveira de Oliveira <euler(at)timbira(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] xlog directory at initdb time
Date: 2007-01-02 20:21:01
Message-ID: 20070102202101.GB6589@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Casey Duncan <casey(at)pandora(dot)com> writes:
> > I guess the downside there is that it won't work on platforms that  
> > don't support symlinks, whereas the postmaster switch would. Not that  
> > I condone using such platforms ;^)
> 
> Well, we already bit that bullet with respect to tablespaces, and
> haven't gotten much of any pushback.  So I don't see it as a problem
> here.

Note that if Casey is thinking that Win32 does not support symlinks, he
is wrong (we do support tablespaces there).

-- 
Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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