On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 1:30 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > Josh Berkus <j...@agliodbs.com> writes: >> First, if we're going to change behavior, I assert that we should stop >> calling stuff "recovery" and either call it "replica" or "standby". Our >> use of the word "recovery" confuses users; it is historical in nature >> and requires an understanding of PostgreSQL internals to know why it's >> called that. It's also inconsistent with our use of the word "standby" >> everywhere else. > > Are we all talking about the same thing? In my mind recovery.conf is > for configuring a point-in-time archive recovery run. It's got nothing > to do with either replication or standbys.
Huh? How else can you create a standby? I do it by creating a recovery.conf file that says: standby_mode=on primary_conninfo='whatever' I wasn't aware that there is another method. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers