Tom Lane wrote:
> Zdenek Kotala <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Tom Lane napsal(a):
> >> These examples suggest that maybe what we want is not so much a "no
> >> segments ever" mode as a segment size larger than 1GB.
> > PS: ZFS is happy with 2^64bit size and UFS has 1TB file size limit
> > (depends on solaris version)
> So even on Solaris, "no segments ever" is actually a pretty awful idea.
> As it stands, the code would fail on tables > 1TB.
> I'm thinking we need to reconsider this patch. Rather than disabling
> segmentation altogether, we should see it as allowing use of segments
> larger than 1GB. I suggest that we ought to just flat rip out the "non
> segmenting" code paths in md.c, and instead look into what segment sizes
> are appropriate on different platforms.
Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://momjian.us
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