Re: initdb -S and tablespaces

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Abhijit Menon-Sen <ams(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: initdb -S and tablespaces
Date: 2014-11-15 00:37:33
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On 2014-10-30 14:30:28 +0530, Abhijit Menon-Sen wrote:
> Here's a proposed patch to initdb to make initdb -S fsync everything
> under pg_tblspc. It introduces a new function that calls walkdir on
> every entry under pg_tblspc. This is only one approach: I could have
> also changed walkdir to follow links, but that would have required a
> bunch of #ifdefs for Windows (because it doesn't have symlinks), and I
> guessed a separate function with two calls might be easier to patch into
> back branches. I've tested this patch under various conditions on Linux,
> but it could use some testing on Windows.

I've pushed this. The windows buildfarm animals that run pg_upgrade (and
thus --sync-only) will have to tell us whether there's a problem. I sure
hope there's none...

Thanks for that patch!


Andres Freund

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