On 2016-08-26 11:53:21 -0400, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > On 8/25/16 10:39 PM, Michael Paquier wrote: > > I am relaunching $subject as 10 development will begin soon. As far as > > I know, there is agreement that we can do something here. Among the > > different proposals I have found: > > - pg_clog renamed to pg_commit_status, pg_xact or pg_commit > > - pg_xlog renamed to pg_xjournal, pg_wal or pg_journal > > If we're going to do some renaming, then I suggest we do a > mini-file-system structure under $PGDATA, like > > $PGDATA/etc > $PGDATA/log > $PGDATA/run (lock files etc.) > $PGDATA/tmp > $PGDATA/var > > The names of all the things under "var" could still be refined, but it's > much less likely that users will confuse data with configuration or > plain logs under that scheme.
Splitting of ephemeral data seems to have a benefit, the rest seems more like rather noisy busywork to me. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers