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Re: Temporary files directory

From: Stefan Huber <schweinsaug(at)crosswinds(dot)net>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Temporary files directory
Date: 2001-01-24 10:13:23
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>Is it possible to tell postgres where to create the temporary files
>(especially during clustering and re-indexing) ?  Since I have very large
>tables, there is not enough space on the same partition to do clsutering.

What we did, was outsourcing the largest files to other partitions, and then applying a link to them. But I don't know, how long this can go well :)

This is at least an temporary solution, maybe there's some more sophisticated possibility.

>Additionally, is it possible to create a database than spans on more than
>one partition or harddisk under Linux ?

Well, that's what links imitate.

Hope that helped, and that there _is_ a better solution to this problem.


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