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Re: Comments to Synchronous replication patch v3

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>,"Dickson S(dot) Guedes" <guediz(at)gmail(dot)com>,ITAGAKI Takahiro <itagaki(dot)takahiro(at)oss(dot)ntt(dot)co(dot)jp>,pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Comments to Synchronous replication patch v3
Date: 2008-11-26 19:00:47
Message-ID: 20081126190047.GO19464@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:23:45PM -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Fujii Masao escribió:
> > On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 10:57 PM, Alvaro Herrera
> > <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> > > Dickson S. Guedes escribió:
> > >> Fujii Masao escreveu:
> > >>> (...)
> > >>>> Even if we need to have the database in real, I'd like to use
> > >>>> another name for it. The name 'walsender' seems to be an
> > >>>> internal module name but it should be a feature name (ex.
> > >>>> 'replication').
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>> Agreed. The name 'replication' is more suitable, I also think.
> > >>> Any other ideas?
> > >>
> > >> 'walsender' should be a schema in the 'replication' database.
> > >> Other modules, in replication feature, could be placed there
> > >> too.
> > >
> > > Hmm, what is this database there for?
> > 
> > It's for authentication for replication. This was discussed
> > before.  Please see the following thread and feel free to comment.
> > http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2008-11/msg00187.php
> 
> Hmm ... I think this means that the suggestion by Dickson does not
> make much sense, right?

It sounds to me like this should use SQL/MED connections, if it's
holding auth information :)

Cheers,
David.
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