On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 3:56 PM, Michael Paquier
<michael.paqu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> In the recent thread related to a bug in pg_stop_backup when waiting
> for WAL segments to be archived, it has been mentioned that it would
> be nice to get backup history files generated as well on standbys:
> https://www.postgresql.org/message-id/CA+Tgmobh3=quCzugFP5yA3-z5uzz=YKZ7arnoApJoPN7=0h...@mail.gmail.com
> Backup history files are not essential to backups, but they are for
> debugging purposes, and it has bugged me hard that we should have a
> consistent behavior in this area, particularly because with
> archive_mode = always they can be archived by a standby.
> The previous thread has ended with 52f8a59d, which addressed the
> original problem but discarded the backup history file generation
> during recovery. Attached is a patch to fix this inconsistency, parked
> in next CF. I am not arguing for this change as a bug fix, but as an
> improvement for PG11.
> Thoughts?

Thank you for the patch. Regarding to creating the backup history file
on stanbys, is there any difference from the patch posted on earlier


Masahiko Sawada
NTT Open Source Software Center

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