On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 2:17 PM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> Dave Cramer wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 11:37 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> > Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com> writes:
>> >> as seen below create tablespace does not throw an error or appear to
>> >> do anything other than register the tablespace.
>> > I suspect this behavior is partially intentional, because tablespace
>> > creation now involves an extra level of subdirectory. ?However, it's
>> > not clear to me why CREATE TABLESPACE is still changing the permissions
>> > on the parent directory. ?Bruce, exactly what is the rationale here?
>> OK, it appears there are a few loose ends here then as the
>> documentation http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/interactive/sql-createtablespace.html
>> says the directory needs to be empty.
> Docs updated to say "should", not "must", be empty. Backpatched to
> 9.0.X. If we need more change, I can do those too.
Perhaps we should fix the behavior rather than the documentation.
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