On 2016-06-03 14:00:00 -0400, Robert Haas wrote: > On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 8:44 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: > > I'm not convinced of that. Hiding unexpected issues for longer, just to > > continue kind-of-operating, can make the impact of problems a lot worse, > > and it makes it very hard to actually learn about the issues. > > So if we made this a WARNING rather than an ERROR, it wouldn't hiding > the issue, but it would be less likely to break things that worked > before. No?
Except that we're then accepting the (proven!) potential for data loss. We're talking about a single report of an restore_command setting odd permissions. Which can easily be fixed. And the permission setting already has downsides, e.g. for the switch between archive and streaming recovery (which would fail). Andres -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers