On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 06:22:47PM +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 10:08:23PM +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > > I won't have time to do the bigger rewrite/reordeirng by then, but I can
> > > certainly commit to having the smaller updates done to cover the new
> > > functionality in less than a week.
> There is some duplication between the non-exclusive and exclusive backup
> sections, but I wanted to make sure that each set of instructions can just
> be followed top-to-bottom.
> I've also removed some tips that aren't really necessary as part of the
> step-by-step instructions in order to keep things from exploding in size.
> Finally, I've changed references to "backup dump" to just be "backup",
> because it's confusing to call them something with dumps in when it's not
> pg_dump. Enough that I got partially confused myself while editing...
I scanned this briefly, and it looks reasonable. I recommend committing it
> *** a/doc/src/sgml/backup.sgml
> --- b/doc/src/sgml/backup.sgml
> *** 818,823 **** test ! -f /mnt/server/archivedir/00000001000000A900000065
> && cp pg_xlog/
> --- 818,838 ----
> simple. It is very important that these steps are executed in
> sequence, and that the success of a step is verified before
> proceeding to the next step.
> + </para>
> + <para>
> + Low level base backups can be made in a non-exclusive or an exclusive
> + way. The non-exclusive method is recommended and the exclusive one will
> + at some point be deprecated and removed.
"I will deprecate X at some point" has the same effect as "I deprecate X now."
If you have no doubt you want to deprecate it, I advise plainer phrasing like,
"The exclusive method is deprecated and will eventually be removed." That is
to say, just deprecate it right now. If you have doubts, omit deprecation.
Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org)
To make changes to your subscription: