Michael, all, * Michael Paquier (michael.paqu...@gmail.com) wrote: > On Wed, Dec 07, 2016 at 03:42:53PM +0300, Aleksander Alekseev wrote: > > > In the same host, primary and standby will try to use the tablespace > > > in the same path. That's the origin of this breakage. > > > > Sorry, I don't follow. Don't master and replica use different > > directories to store _all_ data? Particularly in my case: > > > > ``` > > $ find path/to/postgresql-install/ -type d -name pg_tblspc > > /home/eax/work/postgrespro/postgresql-install/data-slave/pg_tblspc > > /home/eax/work/postgrespro/postgresql-install/data-master/pg_tblspc > > ``` > > > > Where exactly a collision happens? > > At the location of the tablespaces, pg_tblspc just stores symlinks to > the place data is stored, and both point to the same path, the same path > being stream to the standby when replaying the create tablespace record.
It would be really nice if we would detect that some other postmaster is already using a given tablespace directory and to throw an error and complain rather than starting up thinking everything is fine. We do that already for $PGDATA, of course, but not tablespaces. Thanks! Stephen
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