Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>> I don't. The intention (not yet implemented, but Vadim's referred to it
>> repeatedly) is that relation file creation/deletion will be logged in
>> WAL, and so it can be redone or undone after a crash. That seems a much
>> more secure approach than anything you've proposed in this thread.
> I prefer a WAL cleanup myself, especially if it can be done for 7.2, but
> how do we do that without fsync'ing the WAL every time we create a file?
Yes, we'd need to fsync WAL at the file creation/deletion points. So?
regards, tom lane
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