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Re: FSM rewrite committed, loose ends

From: "Gurjeet Singh" <singh(dot)gurjeet(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Heikki Linnakangas" <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: FSM rewrite committed, loose ends
Date: 2008-10-01 00:44:43
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On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 5:51 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:

> "Gurjeet Singh" <singh(dot)gurjeet(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > I vote for contrib/pg_freespacemap functions to be included in the core
> > since FSM is in core.
> The old FSM was in core, too.  That's not a helpful argument.

In the absence of these functions, one has to run VACUUM just to be able to
see the freespace information; putting these functions in contrib/ is just
asking for extra work from DBAs, who IMHO are not very comfortable with
'make; make install'.

If a feature is mainstream, so should be the functions to extract
information about it.

Best regards,
singh(dot)gurjeet(at){ gmail | hotmail | indiatimes | yahoo }.com


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