Fujii Masao <masao.fu...@gmail.com> writes: > On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 8:09 PM, Simon Riggs <si...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: >> What I'm saying is that the new history file is created from the old >> one, so the latest file includes all the history as a direct copy. The >> only thing new is one line of information.
> The timeline history file includes only ancestor timelines history. So > the latest one might not include all the history. Indeed. And even if there are a thousand of them, so what? It'd still be less space than a single WAL segment file. Better to keep the data than wish we had it later. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers