On Jul 9, 2016 4:52 AM, "Noah Misch" <n...@leadboat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 07, 2016 at 03:38:26PM +0900, Michael Paquier wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 12:57 AM, Marco Nenciarini
> > <marco.nenciar...@2ndquadrant.it> wrote:
> > > After further analysis, the issue is that we retrieve the starttli
> > > the ControlFile structure, but it was using ThisTimeLineID when
> > > the backup label.
> > >
> > > I've attached a very simple patch that fixes it.
> >
> > ThisTimeLineID is always set at 0 on purpose on a standby, so we
> > cannot rely on it (well it is set temporarily when recycling old
> > segments). At recovery when parsing the backup_label file there is no
> > actual use of the start segment name, so that's only a cosmetic
> > change. But surely it would be better to get that fixed, because
> > that's useful for debugging.
> >
> > While looking at your patch, I thought that it would have been
> > tempting to use GetXLogReplayRecPtr() to get the timeline ID when in
> > recovery, but what we really want to know here is the timeline of the
> > last REDO pointer, which is starttli, and that's more consistent with
> > the fact that we use startpoint when writing the backup_label file. In
> > short, +1 for this fix.
> >
> > I am adding that in the list of open items, adding Magnus in CC whose
> > commit for non-exclusive backups is at the origin of this defect.
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I'll take a look at this on Monday when I'm back home from Russia. It looks
like people have it under control, so hopefully that just means committing
the available solution in which case it'll be finished by then.


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