2011/9/1 Dimitri Fontaine <dimi...@2ndquadrant.fr>: > Peter Eisentraut <pete...@gmx.net> writes: >> Well, we could make initdb patch it up, but that might seem excessive. > > I sometime wonder if archive_mode shouldn't default to "on" with the > archive_command set to either '/bin/true' or 'rem' for windows. > > That allows to install proper archiving without restart, but the > tradeoff is of course that you need to restart to enable some > optimisation cases by turning archive_mode off.
Seems like it would be better to fix archive_mode so that it can be changed without a restart. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers