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 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