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Re: pg_start_backup without WAL archiving

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_start_backup without WAL archiving
Date: 2007-11-26 08:20:20
Message-ID: 1196065220.4246.635.camel@ebony.site (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 15:24 +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Why is it not allowed to call pg_start_backup when WAL archiving is off?  
> Wouldn't this be useful as a discrete file system backup without PITR 
> capability?

I'm submitting a patch today that better describes PITR facilities for
making a standalone backup.

-- 
  Simon Riggs
  2ndQuadrant  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com


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