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Re: Core team statement on replication in PostgreSQL

From: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Csaba Nagy <nagy(at)ecircle-ag(dot)com>, Stephen Denne <Stephen(dot)Denne(at)datamail(dot)co(dot)nz>, Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)krosing(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Core team statement on replication in PostgreSQL
Date: 2008-06-04 17:18:17
Message-ID: 1212599897.3776.3.camel@dogma.ljc.laika.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 14:17 +0300, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> > Would that also cover possible differences in page size, 32bit OS vs.
> > 64bit OS, different timestamp flavour, etc. issues ? AFAIR, all these
> > things can have an influence on how the data is written and possibly
> > make the WAL incompatible with other postgres instances, even if the
> > exact same version...
> 
> These are already covered by the information in pg_control.

Another thing that can change between systems is the collation behavior,
which can corrupt indexes (and other bad things).

Regards,
	Jeff Davis


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