Re: Tablespace patch review

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Gavin Sherry <swm(at)linuxworld(dot)com(dot)au>
Subject: Re: Tablespace patch review
Date: 2004-06-18 06:56:56
Message-ID: 16336.1087541816@sss.pgh.pa.us
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> I have a few other questions:

> What is the procedure for moving tablespace directories?

There is none.

> However, pg_tablespace still has the old location.

Yup. The *only* thing that pg_tablespace.spclocation is used for is
for pg_dumpall to dump appropriate CREATE TABLESPACE commands, so it's
not like you couldn't hack it after the fact.

> Do we need ALTER TABLESPACE to move tablespaces, and ALTER clauses to
> move objects to other tablespaces? Are these TODO items for later?

TODO. You sound like a man who's expecting a
several-generations-polished facility when we only just committed
the first version today. I do not feel a need to have any of these
features in 7.5 ...

regards, tom lane

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