On Wednesday 26 July 2006 14:03, Tom Lane wrote:
> Darcy Buskermolen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >> The question though is if we did that, would Slony actually use it?
> >
> > If it made sence to do it, then yes we would do it. The problem ends up
> > being Slony is designed to work across a multitude of versions of PG, and
> > unless this was backported to at least 7.4, it would take a while (ie
> > when we stopped supporting versions older than it was ported into) 
> > before we would make use of it.
> [ shrug... ]  That's not happening; for one thing the change requires a
> layout change in pg_control and we have no mechanism to do that without
> initdb.

I'll take a bit more of a look through the patch and see if it is a real boot 
to use it on those platforms that support it, and that we have a suitable way 
around it on those that don't.   But at this point I wouldn't hold my breath 
on that

>                       regards, tom lane

Darcy Buskermolen
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