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Re: Standalone backends run StartupXLOG in an incorrect environment

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Standalone backends run StartupXLOG in an incorrect environment
Date: 2010-04-19 17:01:04
Message-ID: 17070.1271696464@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com> writes:
> On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 11:19 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> If you think we're at the point where this item is the main thing
>> standing between us and beta, I'll go do something about it.  I've
>> been waiting for the HS code to settle before trying to design a
>> solution...

> I'm not hugely interested in supporting HS in standalone backends.

I'm not either.  The type of scenario that I'm worried about is someone
trying to use a standalone backend to clean up after a recovery failure.
Right now I'm afraid that could make things worse (ie create additional
corruption).

			regards, tom lane

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