On Apr 26, 2007, at 3:39 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
Jim Nasby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
So what happens if a backend is running with full_page_writes = off,
someone edits postgresql.conf to turns it on and forgets to reload/
restart, and then we crash? You'll come up in recovery mode thinking
that f_p_w was turned on, when in fact it wasn't.

One of the advantages of the proposed patch is that it avoids having to
make any assumptions like that.

Yeah, the only email in the thread when I wrote that was Heikki's original email (I wrote the email on a plane, but did note it had been some time after the original email with no replies). Sorry for the noise.
Jim Nasby                                            [EMAIL PROTECTED]
EnterpriseDB      http://enterprisedb.com      512.569.9461 (cell)

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