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Re: Re: Replication through WAL

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Chad La Joie <clajoie(at)vt(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: Replication through WAL
Date: 2001-04-23 14:31:00
Message-ID: 200104231431.f3NEV0H13096@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Okay, would it be helpful if I made a few suggestions on things that I
> as a user/tool developer of postgres might find helpful?

Not sure.  I recommend hanging around, and when the discussion starts,
you can add things.

> 
> > 
> > > Is there an easy way to read the WAL files generated by Postgres?  I'm
> > > looking into writting a replication deamon for postgres and think that
> > > the WAL files are the best way to know what has happened to the db and
> > > what has to be replicated.  I have a roughed out idea of how to code it
> > > up but the only thing I'm really wrestling with is how read the WAL
> > > files.  Can anyone give me some pointers.  I've looked at all the xlog*
> > > code and have a basic understading of how it works, but not a real good
> > > one.  Any help on this would be appreciated.  Thanks
> > 
> > Many believe WAL will be the basis for further replication features.
> > We will discuss this as part of 7.2 development in a few weeks.
> > 
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