Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > I assumed we would have a function like pg_finish_wal_segment(), and
> > server stop and stop_backup would call it too,
> That idea is *exactly* what I'm objecting to.
> > the reason being, it
> > would greatly simplify our documentation on how to use PITR if these
> > were done automatically.
> No it wouldn't, it'd just bloat the already excessive WAL volume.

Well, it only would happen when you have PITR enabled.

For example, if you do pg_stop_backup(), in what cases would you not
also call pg_finish_wal_segment()?  I can't think of one.  Maybe the
server restart case isn't necessary.

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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