On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 6:16 AM, Magnus Hagander <mag...@hagander.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 10:46 PM, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> 
> wrote:
>> On 2014-08-26 16:41:44 -0400, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>>> On 8/26/14 12:40 PM, Magnus Hagander wrote:
>>> > I think the first reason is gone now, and the risk/damage of the two
>>> > connections is probably smaller than running out of WAL. -x is a good
>>> > default for smaller systems, but -X is a safer one for bigger ones. So
>>> > I agree that changing the default mode would make sense.
>>> I would seriously consider just removing one of the modes.  Having two
>>> modes is complex enough, and then having different defaults in different
>>> versions, and fuzzy recommendations like, it's better for "smaller
>>> systems", it's quite confusing.
>> Happy with removing the option and just accepting -X for backward
>> compat.
> Works for me - this is really the cleaner way of doing it...

We cannot use -X stream with tar output format mode. So I'm afraid that
removing -X fetch would make people using tar output format feel disappointed.
Or we should make -X stream work with tar mode.


Fujii Masao

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