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Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Add temp_file_limit GUC parameter to constrain temporary file sp

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Mark Kirkwood <mark(dot)kirkwood(at)catalyst(dot)net(dot)nz>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Add temp_file_limit GUC parameter to constrain temporary file sp
Date: 2012-08-03 19:15:56
Message-ID: 20120803191556.GG3463@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 10:29:45AM +1200, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> On 19/07/11 02:36, Tom Lane wrote:
> >Bruce Momjian<bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>  writes:
> >>Tom Lane wrote:
> >>>Huh?  Seems like a waste of text to me.  What else would happen?
> >>Well, if we exceed work_mem, we spill to temp disk.  If we exceed temp
> >>disk, we error out.  Those different behaviors don't seem obvious to me.
> >[ shrug... ]  Feel free to change it.
> >
> >
> 
> No objections from me - can't see any harm in making it very clear
> what happens when the limit is exceeded :-)

Documentation patch attached and applied, and backpatched to 9.2.

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