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Re: Undetected corruption of table files

From: "Albe Laurenz" <all(at)adv(dot)magwien(dot)gv(dot)at>
To: "Tom Lane *EXTERN*" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Undetected corruption of table files
Date: 2007-08-27 08:06:38
Message-ID: D960CB61B694CF459DCFB4B0128514C222079E@exadv11.host.magwien.gv.at (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
>> Would it be an option to have a checksum somewhere in each
>> data block that is verified upon read?
> 
> That's been proposed before and rejected before.  See the archives ...

I searched for "checksum" and couldn't find it. Could someone
give me a pointer? I'm not talking about WAL files here.

Thanks,
Laurenz Albe

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