On 5/25/07, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
"Jaime Casanova" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On 5/24/07, Alvaro Herrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> What happens if you create a cursor that stores something (sort
>> intermediate results?) in a temp tablespace, FETCH some from it, then
>> someone else drops the tablespace and FETCH some more?

> you can't drop a tablespace that is not empty.

So a temp file left over by a crashed backend would indefinitely prevent
dropping the tablespace, until someone manually cleaned it up?


No, because the RemovePgTempFiles() call in PostmasterMain() will
remove all tmp files at startup.

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