Simon Riggs wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 11:47 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> > "Simon Riggs" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > > On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 11:15 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> > >> It strikes me that allowing archive_command to be changed on the fly
> > >> might not be such a good idea though, or at least it shouldn't be
> > >> possible to flip it from empty to nonempty during live operation.
> > 
> > > I'd rather fix it the proposed way than force a restart. ISTM wrong to
> > > have an availability feature cause downtime.
> > 
> > I don't think that people are very likely to need to turn archiving on
> > and off on-the-fly.  Your proposed solution introduces a great deal of
> > complexity (and risk of future bugs-of-omission, to say nothing of race
> > conditions) to solve a non-problem.  We have better things to be doing
> > with our development time.
> It's certainly a quicker fix. Unless others object, I'll set
> archive_command to only be changeable at server startup.

I _still_ have no patch for this.

  Bruce Momjian  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

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

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