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Re: Symbolic Links to Tablespaces

From: Tino Wildenhain <tino(at)wildenhain(dot)de>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: "Campbell, Lance" <lance(at)illinois(dot)edu>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Symbolic Links to Tablespaces
Date: 2008-05-26 19:19:03
Message-ID: 483B0D27.8070100@wildenhain.de (view raw or flat)
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Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
...
> Shut down the database server, replace the symbolic link in 
> data/pg_tblspc to the new location, and start the server again. The 
> location is also stored in pg_tablespace catalog; you'll need to fix it 
> with "UPDATE pg_tablespace SET spclocation ='/someotherdir/xyz_tbl' 
> WHERE spcname='xyz_tbl'", or pg_dumpall will still show the old location.
> 
wouldn't alter tablespace be not more easy and less fragile?

T.

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