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Re: Recovering disk space...

From: "Peter Koczan" <pjkoczan(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Carol Walter" <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Recovering disk space...
Date: 2008-10-29 17:19:12
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On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 8:43 AM, Carol Walter <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu> wrote:
> I'm running on Solaris 10 and postgreSQL 8.2.10.
> Thanks,
> Carol
> On Oct 24, 2008, at 7:47 AM, Helio Campos Mello de Andrade wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Carol Walter <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu> wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> I'm moving files in preparation of loading them into their appropriate
>>> databases.  I just ran out of space on my system before I got all the
>>> files
>>> moved.  I seem to remember reading some place that there is a command
>>> that
>>> will go clean up after a successful postgres installation.  I want to get
>>> rid of all the set up files that I no longer need.  Is there such a
>>> command
>>> or is this just wishful thinking.
>>> Carol

Are you referring to VACUUM? That only clears out and marks free space
within the database.

If it's external files, then I don't really know. Which files do you
need to "clean up"?


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