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Re: [GENERAL] What happens when syslog gets blocked?

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: decibel <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
Cc: Bill Moran <wmoran(at)potentialtech(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,"pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org mailing list postgres" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Pg Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] What happens when syslog gets blocked?
Date: 2009-09-03 22:04:44
Message-ID: 20090903220444.GH6378@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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decibel wrote:
> On Aug 6, 2009, at 2:00 PM, Bill Moran wrote:

> >Well ... "life better" really depends on which failure scenario you're
> >more comfortable with ... personally, I'd rather lose log messages
> >than
> >have the DB system go down.  Of course, if auditing is critical to
> >your
> >scenario, then your priorities are different ...
> 
> Bingo. I'm thinking we should make mention of this in the docs...

I propose the following patch.

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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