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Re: [HACKERS] Re: Faster CREATE DATABASE by delaying fsync (was 8.4.1 ubuntu karmic slow createdb)

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org, Michael Clemmons <glassresistor(at)gmail(dot)com>, Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: Faster CREATE DATABASE by delaying fsync (was 8.4.1 ubuntu karmic slow createdb)
Date: 2010-02-07 18:27:02
Message-ID: 201002071927.27795.andres@anarazel.de (view raw or flat)
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On Sunday 07 February 2010 19:23:10 Robert Haas wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 11:24 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> > Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> >> This is turning into yet another one of those situations where something
> >> simple and useful is being killed by trying to generalize it way more
> >> than it needs to be, given its current goals and its lack of external
> >> interfaces.  There's no catversion bump or API breakage to hinder future
> >> refactoring if this isn't optimally designed internally from day one.
> > 
> > I agree that it's too late in the cycle for any major redesign of the
> > patch.  But is it too much to ask to use a less confusing name for the
> > function?
> 
> +1.  Let's just rename the thing, add some comments, and call it good.
Will post a updated patch in the next hours unless somebody beats me too it.

Andres

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