On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 10:29 PM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 11:46 PM, Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: >> I just helped another person yesterday who deleted their pg_xlog. > > The biggest reason I've seen pg_xlog get deleted is not because it's > called pg_xlog, but because it's located someplace other than under > the data directory and referenced via a symlink. Renaming it might > still make it less likely for people to get trigger happy, though.
FWIW, I have seen a couple of times the same pattern as Craig: "because it contains log in its name implies that removing it causes no harm". -- Michael -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers