On 2016-03-16 11:06:23 -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote: > On 03/16/2016 11:04 AM, Andres Freund wrote: > >On 2016-03-16 11:02:09 -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote: > >>>>3. The problem can get worse over time. If you have a very long running > >>>>instance, any time the backend crash-restarts you have to potential to > >>>>increase disk space used for no purpose. > >>> > >>>But I think these outweigh the debugging benefit. > >> > >>Well as Andrew said, we could also create postmaster start option that > >>defaults to don't save. > > > >I think these days you'd simply use restart_after_crash = false. For > >debugging I found that to be rather valuable. > > That would have created an extended outage for this installation. I am not > sure we can force that for something that should not happen in the first > place (filling up the hard drive with dead files).
Nah, I meant that if you want to debug something you'd set that (i.e. in the case you need the temp files), not you should set that. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers