On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 2:26 PM, Joshua Berkus <j...@agliodbs.com> wrote:
> 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?

What would be even more useful us some kind of support for
differential copy, a la rsync.

(Now I'm waiting for someone to tell me this is a pipe dream.)

Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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