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Re: [HACKERS] initdb should create a warning message [was Re: [ADMIN] Size on Disk]

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>,PostgreSQL hackers list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] initdb should create a warning message [was Re: [ADMIN] Size on Disk]
Date: 2003-12-01 15:13:11
Message-ID: 22381.1070291591@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> On Sun, 2003-11-30 at 23:18, Neil Conway wrote:
>> I do agree that we could stand to document the purpose of pg_clog
>> and pg_xlog more clearly. However, this information belongs in the
>> standard documentation, not scattered throughout $PGDATA.

> Then it needs to be stated very prominently.  But the place to put a
> sign saying "Dangerous cliff edge" is beside the path that leads along
> it.

How about changing the names of those directories?

			regards, tom lane

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