Jordan Deitch <jwdei...@gmail.com> writes: > I would like to remove records from a time series table older than a > certain age. My understanding of current standard practice is to configure > an external scheduler like cron to perform the deletion. > My proposal is to allow clients to register functions on the tail end of > the autovacuum sequence.
There's already a mechanism for writing custom background workers. I doubt that adding random user-defined stuff to what autovacuum has to do is a better idea; that will mostly make autovac scheduling even harder than it is now. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers