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Re: Thoughts on maintaining 7.3

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>,"Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Thoughts on maintaining 7.3
Date: 2003-10-04 03:36:57
Message-ID: 2995.1065238617@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Though the new code will put empty index pages into the free-space map,
> will it also shrink the index file to remove those pages?

If there are free pages at the end, yes --- but it won't move pages
around.  This is about the same story as for plain VACUUM ...

			regards, tom lane

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