Florian Weimer wrote:

> I think fsync=off also endagers metadata, while synchronous_commit=off
> should be perfectly safe as far as the metadata is concerned.
> Wouldn't this be worth mentioning as well?

Is it true that a transaction is turned into sync commit as soon as it
writes on a system catalog?  Is it desirable to make it so?

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