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Re: [HACKERS] tables >2GB

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] tables >2GB
Date: 1998-03-19 17:05:47
Message-ID: Pine.NEB.3.95.980319120422.19573D-100000@hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> > 
> > Now that we know the storage manager code that splits tables over 2GB
> > into separate files doesn't work(Irix), can we rip out that code and
> > just use the OS code to access >2GB files as normal files.  Now, most
> > OS's can support 64-bit files and file sizes.
> > 
> > Because it is isolated in the storage manager, it should be easy.
> 
> Can someone knowledgeable make a patch for this for our mega-patch?

	*Only* if its in before 9am AST (or is it ADT?) on Friday
morning...:)


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