"Heikki Linnakangas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> The code motion in md.c looks fairly bogus; was that a copy-and-paste
>> error?

> That's intentional. That check has been moved to smgrcreate(), so that 
> it's done before calling TablespaceCreateDbSpace(). The reason for that 
> is that smgrcreate() is now called for every XLogReadBuffer() 
> invocation, so we want to make it exit quickly if there's nothing to do.

Oh, I see --- I misread the patch the first time. That seems like a
reasonable change.

> On second look though, I think we should actually leave that check in 
> mdcreate(). Even though it'd be dead code since we do the same check in 
> smgrcreate already, removing it changes the semantics of mdcreate(): 
> it'd no longer be acceptable to call mdcreate() if the file is open already.

I don't believe there is any way to call mdcreate except through
smgrcreate, so this is probably not a problem.

                        regards, tom lane

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