On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 2:42 PM, Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:

> On 4 May 2017 at 20:05, Magnus Hagander <mag...@hagander.net> wrote:
> > PFA a patch that adds a new function, pg_move_replication_slot, that
> makes
> > it possible to move the location of a replication slot without actually
> > consuming all the WAL on it.
> > This can be useful for example to keep replication slots in sync between
> > different servers in a replication cluster.
> It needs a test to ensure it only operates on physical slots. It
> should ERROR on a logical slot, since it has no way of correctly
> advancing the catalog_xmin or finding a reasonable restart_lsn  for
> logical decoding.

I guess that makes sense, yeah. I didn't try it with that :)

> I'm still fine with the name, since I plan to add that capability in
> pg11 by running through logical decoding and ReorderBufferSkip()ing
> each xact until we reach the target lsn.


 Magnus Hagander
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