On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 07:53:22AM -0700, Mark Dilger wrote: > > Just to clarify, the TEMPORARY clause would allow the tablespace to > > start up empty, while normal tablespaces can't do that, right? One big > > problem is that we don't have any way to prevent non-temporary > > tablespaces from being created on transient storage. I wonder if we > > should document this restriction, but it seems awkward to do. > > It depends what you mean by allowing the tablespace to start up empty. > It must not be empty once users can run queries, since the catalogs will still > have entries for the tablespace and its dependent objects. So, what must > happen is that during startup the tablespace and its temporary tables and > indexes get recreated if they are missing.
Uh, I thought only the sessions that created the temporary objects could see them, and since they are not in WAL and autovacuum can't see them, their non-existence in a temporary tablespace would not be a problem. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. + + Ancient Roman grave inscription + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers