Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com> writes:
> On Sun, 2009-08-09 at 11:41 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Er, what's the point of that?
> Rebuilding damaged indexes automatically, rather than barfing. I regard
> that as a long term extension of crash recovery to bring a database back
> to a usable state.
Having crash recovery auto-rebuild indexes it thinks are damaged seems
to me to be a pretty horrid idea. Just for starters, it would overwrite
forensic evidence about the cause of the damage. A DBA might not wish
the rebuild to happen *right then* in any case.
regards, tom lane
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