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Re: pg_* files are too large for empty database.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Denis Perchine <dyp(at)perchine(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_* files are too large for empty database.
Date: 2000-05-29 17:23:49
Message-ID: 21565.959621029@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Denis Perchine <dyp(at)perchine(dot)com> writes:
> And lots of pg_* indices are incredibly large. Like:

Longstanding problem --- vacuum doesn't have any way to shrink indexes.
This is on the TODO list but there is lots of higher-priority work.

If you are cleaning out your database entirely anyway, I'd suggest just
dropping and recreating the whole database ...

			regards, tom lane

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