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Re: Converting postgresql.conf parameters to kilobytes

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: shridhar(at)frodo(dot)hserus(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Converting postgresql.conf parameters to kilobytes
Date: 2004-06-02 15:05:43
Message-ID: 24520.1086188743@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Shridhar Daithankar <shridhar(at)frodo(dot)hserus(dot)net> writes:
>> I remain unalterably opposed to the notion of measuring shared_buffers
>> in KB, but if you think you can get such a thing in over my objections,

> Are you OK with MBs? I am fine with anything.

No, I'm not.  shared_buffers should be measured in buffers (ie, pages).
Anything else is obscurantism.  Not to mention highly likely to confuse
people who are used to how it's been set in the past.

			regards, tom lane

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