On 5/2/17 10:08, Michael Paquier wrote: > On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 9:30 PM, Peter Eisentraut > <peter.eisentr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: >> On 5/2/17 03:11, Petr Jelinek wrote: >>> logical decoding can theoretically >>> do HOT pruning (even if the chance is really small) so it's not safe to >>> start logical replication either. >> >> This seems a bit impossible to resolve. On the one hand, we want to >> allow streaming until after the shutdown checkpoint. On the other hand, >> streaming itself might produce new WAL. > > It would be nice to split things into two: > - patch 1 adding the signal handling that wins a backpatch. > - patch 2 fixing the side cases with logical decoding.
The side cases with logical decoding are also not new and would need backpatching, AIUI. >> Can we prevent HOT pruning during logical decoding? > > It does not sound much difficult to do, couldn't you just make it a > no-op with am_walsender? That's my hope. -- Peter Eisentraut http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers