On 1/12/17 9:43 PM, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 10:17:52AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Peter Eisentraut <peter.eisentr...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
>>> In 9.5, the default pg_ctl stop mode was changed from "smart" to "fast".
>>> In pg_upgrade, there is this code:
>>>     ...
>>> I think the last line should be changed to something like
>>>               fast ? "-m fast" : "-m smart");
>> Ugh.  Clear oversight.
>> There is maybe room for a separate discussion about whether pg_upgrade
>> *should* be using fast mode, but if so we could remove the "bool fast"
>> argument from this function altogether.
> Agreed, it should be remove.  Should I do it?

For 9.5 and 9.6, I think we should backpatch what I suggested above, to
minimize the behavior change.  For master we can consider removing the
distinction and just use fast shutdown all the time, but I haven't
checked all the possible implications of that change.

Peter Eisentraut              http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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