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Re: pgsql database .1 .2 .3 file names

From: Rosser Schwarz <rosser(dot)schwarz(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Bryan Biggers <bbiggers(at)tds(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql database .1 .2 .3 file names
Date: 2004-10-19 19:57:33
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while you weren't looking, Bryan Biggers wrote:

> Can anyone tell me what the data file names with the .1 .2 .3 etc.
> extensions are? Are these undo versions of my tables or something? I
> need to recover some disk space and I'm wondering if I need them. 

Delete them at your peril.

Really quickly, what does 1073741824 / 1024 / 1024 / 1024 equal?

Data files are partitioned at 1GiB boundaries; deleting one of those
files would blow away roughly 1/7 of whichever table has an OID of



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