On 31 March 2010 15:23, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> James Mansion wrote:
>> Hannu Krosing wrote:
>> > Pulling the plug should not corrupt a postgreSQL database, unless it was
>> > using disks which lie about write caching.
>> Didn't we recently put the old wife's 'the disks lied' tale to bed in
>> favour of actually admiting that some well known filesystems and
>> saftware raid systems have had trouble with their write barriers?
> I thought the issue was that many file systems do not issue the drive
> ATAPI flush command, and I suppose drives are allowed not to flush on
> write if they honor the command.
I thought I'd attempt to renew discussion of adding PostgreSQL support
to MythTV, but here's the response:
> It is not being actively developed to my knowledge and we have
> no intention of _ever_ committing such patches. Any work you do
> *will* be wasted.
> It is far more likely that we'll move to embedded mysql to ease
> the administration overhead for users.
It's a surprisingly hostile response.
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