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Re: Large block size problems and notes...

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Sean Chittenden <sean(at)chittenden(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Large block size problems and notes...
Date: 2003-10-02 19:10:46
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Sean Chittenden <sean(at)chittenden(dot)org> writes:
> 2) While testing the above, I noted that 65K blocks fail and 32K is as
> big as PostgreSQL can handle, for one reason or another.

15-bit offsets in page item ids.

> but, it seems as though the test at the bottom of
> RelationGetBufferForTuple():
> should be changed to:
>         if (len > MaxTupleSize)

No, it shouldn't.  That test would simply be redundant.

			regards, tom lane

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