On 2014-02-24 15:05:37 -0800, Peter Geoghegan wrote: > On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 1:17 PM, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > > We somehow need to have a policy of testing changes to the WAL format > > without full_page_writes. They hide bugs in replay far, far too often. > > What's the easiest way to get atomic page writes at the FS level on > your laptop? ZFS or some data journaling FS, I suppose.
TBH I don't care about torn pages during normal testing. I don't want to suggest disabling it for real workloads with real data, just that it's important to do so during development/testing of WAL related code, because otherwise it will hide/fixup many errors. Greetings, Andres Freund -- Andres Freund 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