On 8/26/16 5:20 PM, Andres Freund wrote: > I do think there's an order of magnitude between the impact between > moving some and moving everything. And that's going to impact > cost/benefit calculations. > > Moving e.g. all ephemeral files into a (possibly configurable) directory > is going to hardly impact anyone. Renaming pg_logical into something > different (FWIW, it was originally named differently...) will hopefully > impact nobody, excepting some out of date file exclusion lists possibly. > > But moving config files, and even pg_xlog (which we document to be > symlinkable somewhere else) imo is different.
I agree with all that. But the subject line is specifically about moving pg_xlog. So if your opinion is that we shouldn't move pg_xlog, then that is noted. But if we were to move it, we can think about a good place to move it to. -- Peter Eisentraut http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers