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Re: [mail] Re: Windows Build System

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [mail] Re: Windows Build System
Date: 2003-01-30 20:37:36
Message-ID: 29090.1043959056@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> I've never (to my knowledge) lost any data following a powerfail or
> system crash on a system using NTFS ...
> Obviously this goes out of the window is the user chooses to run on
> FAT/FAT32 partitions. I think that it should be made *very* clear in any
> future documentation that the user is strongly advised to use only NTFS
> filesystems.

This is exactly the kind of thing we have to learn about and document.
Which Windows releases can be trusted, which filesystems are okay,
what other stuff do you need to stay away from?

			regards, tom lane

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