Magnus Hagander <> writes:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 13:19, Heikki Linnakangas
> <> wrote:
>> Perhaps we should add automatic padding in the server, though. It wouldn't
>> take much code in the server, and would make life easier for people writing
>> their scripts. Maybe even have the backend check for a .partial file if it
>> can't find a regularly named XLOG file. Needs some thought..
> 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 about creating the WAL file filled up with zeroes at the receiving
end and then overwriting data as we receive it?

Dimitri Fontaine     PostgreSQL : Expertise, Formation et Support

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