On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Tom Lane wrote:
Peter Eisentraut <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
Tom Lane wrote:
Applied with minor corrections.
Why is this not the default when supported?
Maybe eventually, but right now I think it's too risky.
One point that I already found out the hard way is that sizeof(off_t) = 8
does not guarantee the availability of largefile support; there can also
be filesystem-level constraints, and perhaps other things we know not of
at this point.
Just to note an additional filesystem that will need special action...
The VxFS filesystem has a largefiles option, per filesystem. At least that
was the case on SCO UnixWare (No, I no longer run it).
regards, tom lane
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