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Re: pgsql: Add a note about another issue that needs to be considered before

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql: Add a note about another issue that needs to be considered before
Date: 2007-11-05 16:10:50
Message-ID: 20806.1194279050@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> writes:
> FWIW I found another issue with this variable when I was experimenting with
> small block sizes. If you set the target <= the tuple header the toaster
> breaks. This is because it's doing unsigned arithmetic (Size is unsigned). I
> think the right solution is just to change it to use plain int32 arithmetic
> everywhere.

Somehow I can't get excited about that.  If we ever do open things up to
allow user control of the target, we'd certainly constrain it to a sane
range.

			regards, tom lane

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