On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 20:26, Joshua Berkus <j...@agliodbs.com> wrote:
> Magnus, all:
> It seems a bit annoying to have to do an rm -rf * $PGDATA/ before resynching 
> a standby using pg_basebackup.  This means that I still need to wrap 
> basebackup in a shell script, instead of having it do everything for me ... 
> especially if I have multiple tablespaces.
> Couldn't we have a --force option which would clear all data and tablespace 
> directories before resynching?

That could certainly be useful, yes. But I have a feeling whomever
tries to get that into 9.1 will be killed - but it's certainly good to
put ont he list of things for 9.2.

 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
 Work: http://www.redpill-linpro.com/

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