On 12/14/11 1:16 PM, Greg Smith wrote: > > -Creating a standby.enabled file in the directory that houses the > postgresql.conf (same logic as "include" uses to locate things) puts the > system into recovery mode. That feature needs to save some state, and > making those decisions based on existence of a file is already a thing > we do. Rather than emulating the rename to recovery.done that happens > now, the server can just delete it, to keep from incorrectly returning > to a state it's exited. A UI along the lines of the promote one, > allowing "pg_ctl standby", should fall out of here. I think this is > enough that people who just want to use replication features need never > hear about this file at all, at least during the important to simplify > first run through.
How will things work for PITR? -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers