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Re: [HACKERS] Point in Time Recovery

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Point in Time Recovery
Date: 2004-07-19 06:39:03
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On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 04:13, Tom Lane wrote:
> Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> > When archiver starts the FIRST thing it does is run a test to confirm
> > that the command string works, so setting archive_command to '' would
> > simply generate an error.
> 
> No, it would do no such thing; the test cannot really tell anything more
> than whether system("foo") returns zero ... and at least on my machine,
> system("") returns zero.  It certainly does not prove that any data went
> to anyplace safe.
> 
> I diked that test out of the committed patch because I felt it cluttered
> the archive area without actually proving anything of interest.  We can
> revisit the point if you like.
> 

If the test doesn't guarantee success, then it needs to go....

Thanks for removing it.

Best Regards, Simon Riggs


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