Subject: Re: PostgreSQL
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/03/2006 12:28:57
On Thu, 2 Feb 2006, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> What if it's doing a write across a page boundary, and the second page
> isn't there?

That's been solved for a long time, since the 6502. The you just wrap;
write the bytes for the second page to the beginning of the initial page.


(My understanding is that the even the 65816 still does this, unless you
explicitly turn it off, for compatability reasons.)

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