On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 5:33 PM, Michael Paquier
<michael.paqu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 6:34 AM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote:
>> On 2016-08-26 17:31:14 -0400, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>>> 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.
>> I think it's probably worth moving pg_xlog, because the benefit also
>> includes preventing a few users from shooting themselves somewhere
>> vital. That's imo much less the case for some of the other moves.  But I
>> still don't think think a largescale reorganization is a good idea,
>> it'll just stall and nothing will happen.
> OK, so let's focus only on the renaming mentioned in $subject. So far
> as I can see on this thread, here are the opinions of people who
> clearly gave one:
> - Rename them, hard break is OK: Michael P, Bruce, Stephen (depends on
> David's input),  Magnus
> - Rename them, hard break not OK: Fujii-san (perhaps do nothing?)
> - Do nothing: Simon (add a README), Tom, Peter E

I vote for "do nothing".
First of all, I can't have much hope for that renaming the directories really
prevents "careless" users from wrongly deleting the important files.


Fujii Masao

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