On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 6:59 PM, Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> wrote: > On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 06:29:24PM +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote: >> > Testing maybe? I feel we have just avoided saying what you can and >> > can't do with the standbys and pg_upgrade, so I think we have to state >> > something. If we just want to say "recreate", let's say that. >> >> Well, the bottom line is we can'd do *anything* with a standby with >> pg_upgrade. >> >> Once you've promoted it, it is no longer a standby, and now you can >> use pg_upgrade. >> >> >> And I think the sentence about running rsync is extremely vague - run >> >> rsync where and how? What are you actually trying to suggest people >> >> do? >> > >> > Updated docs attached. >> >> I suggest just removing the rsync part completely. You're basically >> saying "you ca nset up a new standby after you're done", which is kind >> of obvious anyway. And if you're going to use rsync fromthe master to >> make a new standby, there's no point in running pg_upgrade on the new >> standby in the first place. > > I went the other direction and just said you can't upgrade a standby (as > a standby), and to just use rsync --- patch attached.
Reads much better now. I'd say "use rsync to rebuild the standbys", but that's more nitpicking :) (And maybe "the simplest way" rather than "the simplest case"? But i'll leave that to someone who has english as their first language) -- Magnus Hagander Me: http://www.hagander.net/ Work: http://www.redpill-linpro.com/ -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers