Re: [HACKERS] backup_label revisited

2014-06-08 Thread Noah Misch
On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 06:17:29PM +0100, Greg Stark wrote: On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:10 PM, Fujii Masao masao.fu...@gmail.com wrote: What about the case where we restore the backup to another server and start the recovery? In this case, ISTM inode can be the same. No? Hm, I was about to

Re: [HACKERS] backup_label revisited

2014-06-04 Thread Greg Stark
On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:10 PM, Fujii Masao masao.fu...@gmail.com wrote: Could you let me know the link to the page explaining this? That would even protect against another restore on the same host. What about the case where we restore the backup to another server and start the recovery? In

Re: [HACKERS] backup_label revisited

2014-06-02 Thread Fujii Masao
On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 9:12 PM, Greg Stark st...@mit.edu wrote: So I ran into the case again where a system crashed while a hot backup was being taken. Postgres couldn't start up automatically because the backup_label was present. This has come up before e.g.

[HACKERS] backup_label revisited

2014-05-29 Thread Greg Stark
So I ran into the case again where a system crashed while a hot backup was being taken. Postgres couldn't start up automatically because the backup_label was present. This has come up before e.g.