On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:12 AM, Masahiko Sawada <sawada.m...@gmail.com>

> Hi,
> Since an optional second argument wait_for_archive of pg_stop_backup
> has been  introduced in PostgreSQL 10 we can choose whether wait for
> archiving. But my colleagues found that we can do pg_stop_backup with
> wait_for_archive = true on the standby server but it actually doesn't
> wait for WAL archiving. Because this behavior is not documented and we
> cannot find out it without reading source code it will confuse the
> user.
> I think we can raise an error when pg_stop_backup with
> wait_for_archive = true is executed on the standby. Attached patch
> change it so that.

Wouldn't it be better to make it *work*? If you have archive_mode=always,
it makes sense to want to wait on the standby as well, does it not?

 Magnus Hagander
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