Re: initdb and fsync

From: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Andres Freund <andres(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: initdb and fsync
Date: 2012-06-18 18:52:25
Message-ID: 1340045545.19023.50.camel@jdavis
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On Mon, 2012-06-18 at 21:34 +0300, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> On mån, 2012-06-18 at 18:05 +0200, Andres Freund wrote:
> > - defaulting to initdb -N in the regression suite is not a good imo,
> > because that way the buildfarm won't catch problems in that area...
> >
> The regression test suite also starts postgres with fsync off. This is
> good, and I don't want to have more overhead in the tests. It's not
> like we already have awesome test coverage for OS interaction.

OK, changing back to using -N during regression tests due to performance

Jeff Davis

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