Hi, I was just curious to know how would "*pg_basebackup*" behave if we do create a symbolic link for directories other than pg_xlog/pg_tblspc. However it is clearly mentioned in the documentation of pg_basebackup that if a Symbolic link for the directories other than pg_tblspc and pg_xlog is created then it would be skipped. But, that is not the case for pg_replslot and pg_stat_tmp. Is this not an issue. Should these directories not be skipped. Please let me know your thoughts on this. Thanks.
With Regards, Ashutosh Sharma EnterpriseDB: *http://www.enterprisedb.com <http://www.enterprisedb.com>* On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 8:42 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: > Hi, > > On 2016-04-14 13:43:34 +0530, Ashutosh Sharma wrote: > > I tried performing pg_basebackup after creating a symbolic link for > > pg_replslot, pg_stat_tmp, pg_log and pg_clog in the source directory > > That's not supported, and I strongly suspect that you're goint to hit > more than just this issue. The only directory you're allowed to symlink > away is pg_xlog. > > What were you actually trying to achieve? > > Greetings, > > Andres Freund >