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Re: InitPostgres and flatfiles question

From: Markus Schiltknecht <markus(at)bluegap(dot)ch>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: InitPostgres and flatfiles question
Date: 2007-01-03 16:20:41
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Hello Tom,

Tom Lane wrote:
> In what PG version?

Postgres-R 8.3devel ;-)

> Because the postmaster doesn't have direct database access.  If it did,
> any corruption of shared memory would risk crashing the postmaster
> along with the backends.

Understood, thanks.

Most probably I better go another way, than fiddling with postgres 
startup internals. Is there a way to be sure the flatfile has been 
written to disk after a CREATE DATABASE? I would like to ensure I can 
connect to a newly created database.



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