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Re: Postgres physical directory structure meaning

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: S Arvind <arvindwill(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres physical directory structure meaning
Date: 2010-02-16 14:41:04
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S Arvind escribió:
> I want to know about the meaning of various directory present in data
> folder. Mostly what will the 'base' folder contains? The reason of this is
> recently in the datafolder 'global' was deleted unknowingly which leads to
> entire DB crash in a second.

"global" contains some system catalogs.  Not terribly critical, but you
need to do quite some work in order to make the system work again
without them.

Alvaro Herrera                      
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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