On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 4:01 PM, Tsunakawa, Takayuki
<tsunakawa.ta...@jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:
> Hello, all
> Could you give me your opinions on whether the SHOW command should display 
> the effective value or the specified value for huge_pages?  During the review 
> of "Supporting huge_pages on Windows", which is now shifted to CommitFest 
> 2017-3, Magnus gave me a comment that the huge_page variable should retain 
> the value "try" when the huge page is not available on the machine and the 
> server falls back to huge_page=off.  The Linux version does so.
> I don't have a strong opinion on that, but I think a bit that it would be 
> better to reflect the effective setting, i.e. SHOW displays huge_pages as 
> off, not try.

Not sure if this is best way to do that, but I agree that it's helpful if
we can see whether the server actually uses huge page or not in
huge_page=try case.


Fujii Masao

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