On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 3:48 PM, Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > Robert Haas wrote: > >> But you could also write SELECT relname FROM pg_class WHERE >> pg_relation_size(oid) > 100 * 1024^3, which is actually fewer >> characters. Maybe pg_size_bytes('100 GB') is easier for some people >> to remember than 100 * 1024^3, but I'm probably not one of those >> people. > > Nah, that might work for geek types, but I doubt it's the preferred > spelling for most people. I think the proposal is quite reasonable. > > If we were only catering for people who can do 2^10 arithmetic off the > top of their heads, we wouldn't have pg_size_pretty at all, would we?
Well, I don't know what 100 * 1024^3 is off the top of my head, but I know that I can compute it by typing exactly that. So I think one direction is easier than the other. However, IJWH. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers