"scott.marlowe" wrote:
> [...]
> But, I have a few more questions about the signature file solution.  Is
> the signature file going to be updated by date or something everytime the
> database is started up and shut down?  If not, then it's quite possible
> that someone could copy the pg_xlog dir somewhere, run it for a while,
> then they change it back to the base pg_xlog will the database know that
> those xlogs are stale and not start up, or will it start up and corrupt
> the database with the old xlogs?  As long as there's a time stamp in both
> places it should work fine.

Good question. Actually, I think it'd be a perfect place and use
for a copy of the controlfile.



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