On January 22, 2016 3:29:44 AM GMT+01:00, Simon Riggs <si...@2ndquadrant.com>
>On 22 January 2016 at 01:12, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote:
>> While in theory correct, I think $subject is basically meaningless
>> because other backends may have added thousands of new segments. Yes,
>> wasn't the checkpointer, but that's not particularly relevant
>> imo. Additionally, afaics, it will only ever be 0 or 1.
>Even better, we could make it add >1
That'd indeed be good, but I don't think it really will address my complaint:
We'd still potentially create new segments outside the prealloc call. Including
from within the checkpointer, when flushing WAL to be able to write out a page.
Please excuse brevity and formatting - I am writing this on my mobile phone.
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