* Benjamin LaHaise (b...@kvack.org) wrote: > For such tables, can't Postgres track the size of the file internally? I'm > assuming it's keeping file descriptors open on the tables it manages, in > which case when it writes to a file to extend it, the internally stored size > could be updated. Not making a syscall at all would scale far better than > even a modified lseek() will perform.
We'd have to have it in shared memory and have a lock around it, it wouldn't be cheap at all. Thanks, Stephen
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