On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 7:31 PM, Simon Riggs <si...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
> * Move recovery.conf parameters into postgresql.conf
> Allow reload of most parameters, allow ALTER SYSTEM
> Provide visibility of values through GUC interface
> * recovery.conf is replaced by recovery.trigger -> recovery.done
> * pg_basebackup -R
> will write recovery.trigger to data directory
> insert parameters postgresql.conf.auto, if possible
Don't understand that last line; otherwise, +1.
> * backwards compatibility - read recovery.conf from $DATADIR -
> presence of recovery.conf will cause ERROR
> * backwards compatibility - some parameter names will change, so
> allows others to changes also if needed
Don't understand this.
> * Add docs: "Guide to changes in recovery.conf in 10.0"
Hmm, we don't usually write the docs in terms of how things are
different from a previous version. Might seem strange in 5 years.
Not sure what's best, here.
> * recovery_target as a single parameter, using proposed "xid 666"
> "target value" format
> * remove hot_standby parameter altogether, in line with earlier changes
That seems a little surprising. We don't think anyone ever wants to
refuse connections during archive recovery?
> * trigger_file renamed to promote_trigger_file
> * standby_mode = on| off -> default to on
> * pg_ctl recover - not as part of this patch
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