Re: effective_cache_size vs units

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: effective_cache_size vs units
Date: 2006-12-20 01:18:50
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Nor do I believe that we'd ever accept a future patch that made
> the distinction between "kb" and "kB" significant --- if you think
> people are confused now, just imagine what would happen then.

As I said elsewhere, I'd imagine future functionality like a units-aware
data type, which has been talked about several times, and then this
would be really bad.

Peter Eisentraut

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