On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 8:27 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote:

> On 2016-07-14 13:46:23 +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > Currently, if you run pg_xlogdump with -f, you have to specify an end
> > position in an existing file, or if you don't it will only follow until
> the
> > end of the current file.
> That's because specifying a file explicitly says that you only want to
> look at that file, specifying two files that you want the range
> inclusively between the two files.  -f works if you just use -s.

Hmm. It does now. I'm *sure* it didn't when I was testing it. It must've
been something else that was broken at that point :)

> > I'd appreciate a review of that by someone who's done more work on the
> xlog
> > stuff, but it seems trivial to me. Not sure I can argue it's a bugfix
> > though, since the usecase simply did not work...
> I'd say it's working as intended, and you want to change that
> intent. That's fair, but I'd not call it a bug, and I'd say it's not
> really 9.6 material.

Based on that, I agree that it's working as intended.

And definitely that it's not 9.6 material.

I'll stick it on the CF page so I don't forget about it.

 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
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