> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > Is there a version number in the WAL file?
> catversion.h will do fine, no?
> > Can we put conditional code in there to create
> > new log file records with an updated format?
> The WAL stuff is *far* too complex already. I've spent a week studying
> it and I only partially understand it. I will not consent to trying to
> support multiple log file formats concurrently.
Well, I was thinking a few things. Right now, if we update the
catversion.h, we will require a dump/reload. If we can update just the
WAL version stamp, that will allow us to fix WAL format problems without
requiring people to dump/reload. I can imagine this would be valuable
if we find we need to make changes in 7.1.1, where we can not require
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