On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes:
>> Another thought I have here is to wonder whether we should change
>> something on the server side so that we don't NEED such a complicated
>> archive_command.  I mean, copying a file to a directory somewhere is
>> not fundamentally a complex operation.  Nor is using ssh to copy it to
>> another machine.
> It is once you consider error handling and catering to N combinations of
> user requirements.
> I think the notion that we should get rid of archive_command in favor of
> something more hard-wired is sheer lunacy.  We have a nicely decoupled
> arrangement for dealing with these issues now; why would we want to pull
> them into the server?

I wasn't really proposing to get rid of it, but I do wonder if there
are some configuration parameters we could add somewhere that would
make common cases easier without making really complex things

> Now, providing a more useful sample script is certainly reasonable.

Yep, so let's start with that.

Robert Haas
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