On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Richard Huxton wrote:

> But this parameter controls how much memory can be allocated to sorts - I 
> don't see how PG can figure out a reasonable maximum by itself.

One could have one setting for the total memory usage and pg could use
statistics or some heuristics to use the memory for different things in a 
good way.

Then that setting could have an auto setting so it uses 40% of all memory 
or something like that. Not perfect but okay for most people.


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