Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Magnus Hagander wrote:
> >> A question though - is there any *gain* from using 64-bit offsets in the
> >> actual backend? The change could of course be done in port.h, but that
> > No, not really.  All files are kept < 1gig for the backend.
> Not so: consider a backend COPY reading or writing a multi-gig table.
> This will fail if the platform hasn't got largefile support.

Good point --- but do we do any seeks in COPY files?  I don't think so,
so I don't see how we would benefit from large file support there. 
Certainly people are dumping >2 gig files.

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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