Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Ah, there's another reason, and it's that I'm rewriting the tuple in
> > place, not calling heap_update.
> Is that really a good idea, as compared to using heap_update?

Not sure -- we would leave dead tuples after the VACUUM is finished if
we used heap_update, no?  ISTM it's undesirable.

> (Now, if you're combining this with the very grotty relpages/reltuples
> update code, then I'm all for making that xlog properly --- we've gotten
> away without it so far but it really should xlog the change.)

I hadn't done that, but I'll see what I can do.  Notice however that I'm
doing this in both pg_class _and_ pg_database.

Alvaro Herrera                      
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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