> but -X stream is, then we use a temporary slot always.
This seems even more useful with -X fetch to me, as with fetch we are sure
are not immediately receiving the WAL. So, I'd propose to use it whenever -X
is specified, regardless of which method is specified.
> (I still think we should change the default here, but that's a different
> Does that seem reasonable? Or would people prefer it to default to off?
Yes. Users are specifically requesting wal using -X, so making sure that
actually happens by default would work.