On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnakan...@vmware.com> writes:
>> I'm not happy with the fact that we just ignore the problem in a backup
>> taken from a standby, silently giving the user a backup that won't start
>> up. Why not include the timeline history file in the backup?
> +1.  I was not aware that we weren't doing that --- it seems pretty
> foolish, especially since as you say they're tiny.

Yeah, +1. That should probably have been a part of the whole
"basebackup from slave" patch, so it can probably be considered a
back-patchable bugfix in itself, no?

 Magnus Hagander
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