Re: Add table access method as an option to pgbench

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
Cc: David Zhang <david(dot)zhang(at)highgo(dot)ca>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Add table access method as an option to pgbench
Date: 2021-01-15 21:22:45
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On 2020-11-25 12:41:25 +0900, Michael Paquier wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 03:32:38PM -0800, David Zhang wrote:
> > But, providing another option for the end user may not be a bad idea, and it
> > might make the tests easier at some points.
> My first thought is that we have no need to complicate pgbench with
> this option because there is a GUC able to do that, but we do that for
> tablespaces, so... No objections from here.

I think that objection is right. All that's needed to change this from
the client side is to do something like
PGOPTIONS='-c default_table_access_method=foo' pgbench ...

I don't think adding pgbench options for individual GUCs really is a
useful exercise?


Andres Freund

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