On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 2:22 PM, Simon Riggs <si...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > On 25 October 2017 at 00:17, Michael Paquier <michael.paqu...@gmail.com> > wrote: >> - * Delete old log files (those no longer needed even for previous >> - * checkpoint or the standbys in XLOG streaming). >> + * Delete old log files and recycle them >> */ >> Here that's more "Delete or recycle old log files". Recycling of a WAL >> segment is its renaming into a newer segment. > > Sometimes files are deleted if there are too many.
Sure, but one segment is never deleted and then recycled, which is what your new comment implies as I understand it. >> - checkPointLoc = ControlFile->prevCheckPoint; >> + /* >> + * It appears to be a bug that we used to use >> prevCheckpoint here >> + */ >> + checkPointLoc = ControlFile->checkPoint; >> Er, no. This is correct because we expect the prior checkpoint to >> still be present in the event of a failure detecting the latest >> checkpoint. > > I'm removing "prevCheckPoint", so not sure what you mean. I mean that there is no actual bug here. And changing the code as you do is correct, but the comment is not. -- Michael -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers