"Simon Riggs" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > > VACUUM's current behaviour is to take blocks it has touched and place
> > > them on the head of the freelist, allowing them to be reused.
> > 
> > No, it puts them at the tail of the freelist.
> That's a minor point because the freelist is mostly empty, so head ==
> tail in 99.9% of cases.

That's correct. Also, even if a VACUUM process collects some unused buffers
into the freelist, other backends comsume all of them in a moment.

ITAGAKI Takahiro
NTT Open Source Software Center

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