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Re: backup WAL files,

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Davies <tgdavies(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: backup WAL files,
Date: 2008-01-15 23:49:34
Message-ID: 15086.1200440974@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Davies <tgdavies(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On 16/01/2008, at 2:41 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
>> You definitely should not expect to convert the names to integers.

> Presumably you can convert them to 96 bit integers? i.e. they are  
> always strings of hex characters?

You could, but in most scripting languages I can think of, it'd be
a lot easier just to treat them as strings.

			regards, tom lane

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