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Re: pg_standby

From: Doug Knight <dknight(at)wsi(dot)com>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_standby
Date: 2007-02-02 14:49:23
Message-ID: 1170427763.10933.60.camel@arc-dknightlx.wsicorp.com (view raw or flat)
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Not at all, in fact I was planning on using the infinite wait, and using
something like heartbeat to force creation of the trigger file in the
event the primary dies. Thanks Simon!

Doug

On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 14:38 +0000, Simon Riggs wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 15:14 -0500, Doug Knight wrote:
> 
> > Quick question on the -w option; setting it to zero "disables", do you
> > mean it waits until the file appears or a trigger file appears, or it
> > just doesn't wait at all?
> 
> It means it waits forever, or until a trigger file appears - but a
> trigger file is optional, so its possible to create an awkward
> situation. I'm not happy with that default, but feedback from Merlin
> suggested production problems with people not understanding that.
> 
> I'm happy to change to whatever consensus is, so if you think that's
> dumb, just shout.
> 

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