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Re: [PATCHES] Fix for large file support (nonsegmentmode support)

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)sun(dot)com>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Fix for large file support (nonsegmentmode support)
Date: 2008-03-11 01:08:47
Message-ID: 20080311010847.GM8199@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM> writes:
> > > There is latest version of nonsegment support patch. I changed
> > > LET_OS_MANAGE_FILESIZE to USE_SEGMENTED_FILES and I added
> > > -disable-segmented-files switch to configure. I kept tuplestore behavior
> > > and it still split file in both mode.
> >
> > Applied with minor corrections.
> 
> Why is this not the default when supported?  I am wondering both from the 
> point of view of the user, and in terms of development direction.

Also it would get more buildfarm coverage if it were default.  If it
breaks something we'll notice earlier.

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
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