Catalin Iacob wrote: > On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 3:42 PM, Alvaro Herrera > <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > > FWIW I'm not sure "primary" is the right term here either. I think what > > we really want to know is whether the node can accept writes; maybe > > "pg_is_writable_node". > > This made me think of another complication: what about cascading > replication where the middle node is both a master and a slave? You'd > probably not want to fallback to the middle node even though it is a > master for its downstream.
Exactly my thought, hence the above suggestion. -- Álvaro Herrera https://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers