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Re: pg_stop_backup does not complete

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_stop_backup does not complete
Date: 2010-03-02 09:48:28
Message-ID: 1267523308.20134.9327.camel@ebony (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 15:20 +0900, Fujii Masao wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 2:47 AM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> > Postgres 9.0 will be the first release to mention /bin/true as a way of
> > turning off archiving in extraordinary circumstances:
> >
> >        http://developer.postgresql.org/pgdocs/postgres/runtime-config-wal.html
> 
> 
> > Setting archive_mode to a command that does nothing but return true, e.g. /bin/true,
> 
> "return true" seems ambiguous for me. How about writing clearly
> "return a zero exit status" instead?

Docs are already quite clear on that point. I think we should avoid
specifying it twice.

-- 
 Simon Riggs           www.2ndQuadrant.com


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