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Re: Known issue with Reindex-based corruption?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Known issue with Reindex-based corruption?
Date: 2004-02-26 05:11:57
Message-ID: 9193.1077772317@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:
> Is there any known issues with index file corruption in the event of a 
> power-out during REINDEX with 7.2.4?    

There's been a lot of water over the dam since 7.2.4.  I'd suggest
offering more details if you want an informed comment.

One question that comes to mind is were you reindexing a system or user
table?  Another is whether you were using disks that lie about write
completion (SCSI vs IDE)?

			regards, tom lane

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