On Tue, 2010-08-24 at 13:44 -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
> On 8/24/10 12:42 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Marko Tiikkaja <marko(dot)tiikkaja(at)cs(dot)helsinki(dot)fi> writes:
> >> Is this method not reliable then? Can something go wrong even if the
> >> user does exactly what the documentation says?
> > It is not. This whole discussion started from somebody reporting that
> > it didn't work.
> Again, given that this is a method which is (a) fairly minority-need,
> and (b) not at all tested in the field, I do not think it belongs in the
> main docs. Let's put it on the wiki and blog about it, and AFTER we've
> collected bug reports and have something relatively bulletproof for 9.1,
> THEN we put it in the main docs.
> We really shouldn't have anything in the main docs related to backup
> which isn't 100% tested.
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