On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 3:52 AM, Michael Paquier <michael.paqu...@gmail.com>

> On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 1:10 AM, Magnus Hagander <mag...@hagander.net>
> wrote:
> > I'm not sure this logic belongs in pg_receivexlog. If we put the decision
> > making there, then we lock ourselves into one "type of policy".
> >
> > Wouldn't this one, along with some other scenarios, be better provided by
> > the "run command at end of segment" function that we've talked about
> before?
> > And then that external command could implement whatever aging logic
> would be
> > appropriate for the environment?
> OK, I forgot a bit about this past discussion. So let's say that we
> have a command, why not also allow users to use at will a marker %f to
> indicate the file name just completed? One use case here is to scan
> the file for the oldest and/or newest timestamps of the segment just
> finished to do some retention policy with something else in charge of
> the cleanup.
> The option name would be --end-segment-command? Any better ideas of names?

Oh, I definitely think such a command should be able to take a placeholder
like %f telling which segment it has just processed. In fact, I'd consider
it one of the most important features of it :)

 Magnus Hagander
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