On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 8:10 PM, Magnus Hagander <mag...@hagander.net> wrote:
> 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 :)

Same as Andres here, my understanding is that one file means that you
just want to look at this file, and two files permits to look at a
range of changes. But I have no argument against changing the current
behavior either.

>> > 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.

Moved to next CF. Magnus, you may want to finish wrapping that if you
still intend to change the current behavior.

Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org)
To make changes to your subscription:

Reply via email to