Re: GUC for data checksums

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Bernd Helmle <mailings(at)oopsware(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: GUC for data checksums
Date: 2013-09-14 22:25:34
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On 2013-09-14 18:33:38 +0200, Bernd Helmle wrote:
> Attached is a small patch to add a new GUC to report wether data checksums
> for a particular cluster are enabled. The only way to get this info afaik is
> to look into pg_control and the version number used, but i'd welcome a way
> to access this remotely, too. If there aren't any objections i'll add this
> to the CF.

Looks like a good idea to me. The implementation looks sane as well,
except that I am not sure if we really need to introduce that faux
variable. If the variable cannot be set and we have a SHOW hook, do we
need it?


Andres Freund

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