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Re: [HACKERS] Replication documentation addition

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jim(at)nasby(dot)net>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Dawid Kuroczko <qnex42(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Replication documentation addition
Date: 2006-10-26 15:55:36
Message-ID: 20061026155535.GU26892@nasby.net (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 08:42:07PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> > Something else worth doing though is to have a paragraph explaining why
> > there's no built-in replication. I don't have time to write something
> > right now, but I can do it later tonight if no one beats me to it.
> 
> I thought that was implied in the early paragraph about why there are
> many solutions.

I think we should explicitely spell it out, especially considering how
many times people ask about it. How about...

 This multitude of choices is why PostgreSQL does not ship with a
 replication solution by default; any bundled solution would only
 satisfy a subset of replication needs.

(sorry for the non-standard patch, but anoncvs isn't sync'd up yet).
-- 
Jim Nasby                                            jim(at)nasby(dot)net
EnterpriseDB      http://enterprisedb.com      512.569.9461 (cell)

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