Jeff Frost wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Jeff Frost wrote:
> > I guess I forgot to ask one other question. If the archived wal files are
> > streamed in one by one, would it still be safe to leave the pg_xlog directory
> > intact in the base backup? What would happen with the out of date log files?
> > Would they just stay in place or would the postmaster eventually recycle them
> > after the restore was complete?
> And here's one other question..is it safe to ignore the: pgsql_tmp directories
> when doing the base backup?
Yes, those are used only by running backups, but they should have little
disk space in them.
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