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TL;DR: Except for a specific bug in PostgreSQL 9.3 prior to 9.3.4 which it's vital that you patch, index corruption after crash is never expected and hasn't been since PostgreSQL 7.1 was released in 2001. The advice/folklore you got was wrong. I am told that a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (PostgreSQL 8.4 under Ubuntu 12.04), PostgreSQL ...
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