On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 6:42 AM, Fujii Masao <masao.fu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd propose the attached WIP patch which allows us to enable WAL archiving
> even in standby. The patch adds "always" as the valid value of archive_mode.
> If it's set to "always", the archiver is started when the server is in standby
> mode and all the WAL files that walreceiver wrote to the disk are archived by
> using archive_command. Then, even after the server is promoted to master,
> the archiver keeps archiving WAL files. The patch doesn't change the meanings
> of the setting values "on" and "off" of archive_mode.

I like the feature, but I don't much like this as a control mechanism.
Having archive_command and standby_archive_command, as you propose
further down, seems saner.

Robert Haas
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