On 24 April 2013 01:10, Jeff Davis <pg...@j-davis.com> wrote: > On Tue, 2013-04-23 at 16:28 +0100, Simon Riggs wrote: >> * make the pg_control.data_checksums field into a version number, for >> future flexibility... >> patch attached > > Commenting on this separately because it's a separate issue. > > I'd prefer that it was some kind of a checksum ID code -- e.g. 0 for no > checksum, 1 for FNV-1a-SR3, etc. That would allow us to release 9.4 with > a new algorithm without forcing existing users to change.
That's exactly what the patch does. > initdb would have to take the code as an option, probably in string > form. When/if we have multiple options we can add that. The main thing was to make sure the control file recorded things in a common way. -- Simon Riggs http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers