Magnus Hagander <> writes:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 13:19, Heikki Linnakangas
> <> wrote:
>> On 27.10.2011 14:09, Fujii Masao wrote:
>>> Yes. But that sounds unuserfriendly. Padding the WAL file manually
>>> is easy-to-do for a user?

> I'd definitely want to avoid anything that requires pg_receivexlog to
> actually *parse* the WAL. That'll make it way more complex than I'd
> like.

What parsing?  Just pad to 16MB with zeroes.  In fact, I think the
receiver should just create the file that size to start with, and then
write received data into it, much like normal WAL creation does.

                        regards, tom lane

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