* Andres Freund (and...@anarazel.de) wrote: > On 2017-01-24 16:47:29 -0500, Robert Haas wrote: > > I'm happy to go change every last bit of it. > > I quite regret not aggressively opining against the renaming of pg_xlog > to pg_wal. I think the few users deleting their data don't weigh against > renaming a bunch of tools and function for some sense of > consistency. This will cause pain for a couple years - maybe it'll be > worth it 6-7 releases down the line, but I doubt before that. But then > the original discussion was about renaming pg_xlog, not about a general > s/xlog/$something/.
For my 2c, I'm actually quite happy that we're finally going to start reducing the confusion between xlog and WAL. Let's not forget to go update the documentation to be sensible and consistent as we're making these mechanical changes to the program names. Thanks! Stephen
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