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pgsql: Make CREATE DATABASE safe against losing whole files by fsyncing

From: stark(at)postgresql(dot)org (Greg Stark)
To: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: pgsql: Make CREATE DATABASE safe against losing whole files by fsyncing
Date: 2010-02-14 17:50:47
Message-ID: 20100214175047.66EE97541C5@cvs.postgresql.org (view raw or flat)
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Log Message:
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Make CREATE DATABASE safe against losing whole files by fsyncing the
directory and not just the individual files.

Back-patch to 8.1 -- before that we just called "cp -r" and never
fsynced anything anyways.

Tags:
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REL8_4_STABLE

Modified Files:
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    pgsql/src/port:
        copydir.c (r1.23 -> r1.23.2.1)
        (http://anoncvs.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/src/port/copydir.c?r1=1.23&r2=1.23.2.1)

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