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Re: 2GB limit for temp_file_limit on 32bit platform

From: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: 2GB limit for temp_file_limit on 32bit platform
Date: 2012-07-20 05:45:34
Message-ID: CAFj8pRAO5G=EPTdn8883MopT+vaFMV5r+9C5cbfRwNB_W2nsGA@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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2012/7/20 Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>:
> 2012/7/20 Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>:
>> Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>>> I did a backport of temp_file_limit feature to 9.1, but when we tested
>>> this patch, we found very restristrictive limit to 2GB.
>>
>>> 2GB is nonsense, because this is session limit of temp files, and
>>> these files should be longer than 2GB.
>>
>> This claim is nonsense.  The variable's value is measured in KB, so the
>> effective limit is actually 2TB not 2GB.
>
> you have true - it works on 9.2. The problem will be somewhere in
> backport on 9.1

it works well with 9.1.4, but not with 9.1.3

>
> sorry for false alarm
>
> Regards
>
> Pavel Stěhule
>
>>
>>                         regards, tom lane

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