On 2013-05-30 08:19:17 -0400, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > On 5/30/13 8:02 AM, Robert Haas wrote: > > If there's some OS out > > there that chooses to fill the pre-extended pages with 0x55 or cat > > /dev/urandom instead of 0x00, they probably deserve what they get. > > Even that wouldn't be a problem for our purpose. The only problem would > be if you can't read from the allocated region at all.
Well, only as long as we only use it for preallocation of wal files. I am much, much more interested in doing that for the heap. And there that surely would be a problem. Greetings, Andres Freund -- Andres Freund http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers