Scott Marlowe <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com> writes:
> On Mon, 2005-01-24 at 12:05, Tom Lane wrote:
>> In the context of online backup operations, that advice isn't relevant
>> anymore ...
> Really, is this an 8.0 thing then, that I can make file system backups
> and expect them to be coherent, or did I misunderhear what you meant and
> this has to do with some other issue I'm not getting?
No, it means that when doing PITR stuff you don't actually care that
your base backup isn't consistent --- you expect WAL replay to fix it.
regards, tom lane
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