On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 9:42 PM, Michael Paquier
<michael.paqu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Commit 2c03216d has introduced RestoreBlockImage to restore a page
> from a given decoding state. ISTM that this is a backend-only
> operation but it has been added in xlogreader.c which could be used as
> well by frontend utilities like pg_xlogdump.
> Wouldn't it be better to declare it as a static routine in
> xlogutils.c? If we keep it in xlogreader.c, I think that we should at
> least wrap it with ifndef FRONTEND.
> Thoughts?

If we do this, pg_lzcompress.c doesn't need to be moved to common for
FPW compression patch which we're talking about in other thread. Right?

DecodeXLogRecord() seems also a backend-only, so we should treat it
in the same way as you proposed? Or pg_rewind uses that?


Fujii Masao

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