On 1/13/17 9:45 AM, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> 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.

I have committed that (including to master).

> 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.

I'm not planning to work on this at this time.

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