On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 04:32:22PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Another question about this: why bother with dependencies on
> tablespaces?  That seems to me to be isomorphic with dependencies on
> databases --- we don't need those either, because in both cases we
> count on the filesystem to provide ground truth about which objects
> live inside a database/tablespace.

Because it appeared ugly to me to require information from the
filesystem for something that should be known internally in the
database (system catalogs).  No other reason that I remember.

Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[a]alvh.no-ip.org>)
"You knock on that door or the sun will be shining on places inside you
that the sun doesn't usually shine" (en Death: "The High Cost of Living")

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