Simon Riggs <> writes:
> Discussing this makes me realise that we need a more useful response
> than just "your data is corrupt", so user can respond "yes, I know,
> I'm trying to save whats left".

> We'll need a way of expressing some form of corruption tolerance.
> zero_damaged_pages is just insane, much better if we set
> corruption_tolerance = N to allow us to skip N corrupt pages before
> failing, with -1 meaning keep skipping for ever. Settable by superuser
> only.

Define "skip".  Extra points if it makes sense for an index.  And what
about things like pg_clog pages?

                        regards, tom lane

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