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Re: [HACKERS] [ADMIN] shared_buffers and shmmax

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] [ADMIN] shared_buffers and shmmax
Date: 2008-08-12 17:48:41
Message-ID: 200808121748.m7CHmfX26268@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Greg Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jul 2008, Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:
> 
> > Bite the bullet and start showing the buffer settings as a pure number of bytes
> > everywhere, and get rid of the confusing '8kB' unit in pg_settings?
> 
> There's already some changes needed in this area needed to execute the 
> full GUC cleanup/wizard plan that's being worked on.  The pg_settings view 
> really should show the value both as the user input it and as it's stored 
> internally for cases like these, which lowers the confusion here a bit 
> even without going so far as converting everything to bytes.

Is this a TODO?

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