On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 10:29 AM, Vladimir Rusinov <vrusi...@google.com> wrote:
> I've found myself wondering "where is my xlog" after running
> pg_switch_xlog() in 10.0.
> Renaming pg_xlog to pg_wal created inconsistency between tools, function
> names and directory name on disk.
> Should we also:
> - rename pg_switch_xlog and friends to pg_switch_wal?
> - rename pg_recievexlog to pg_revievewal (and others in bin/)?
> - rename pg_xlogdump to pg_waldump?

I think yes to all.

> - if we do rename, should we keep aliases for functions and symlinks for
> tools?

I think no.

> - anything else?

There are some SQL-callable functions that should probably be renamed
to match, too.

Robert Haas
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