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Re: pg_stop_backup does not complete

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_stop_backup does not complete
Date: 2010-03-02 08:11:33
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On Tue, 2 Mar 2010 15:20:36 +0900, Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>
wrote:

>> Setting archive_mode to a command that does nothing but return true,
>> e.g. /bin/true,
> 
> "return true" seems ambiguous for me. How about writing clearly
> "return a zero exit status" instead?

For the record. I hate the fact that I ever mentioned this and I think it
is a terrible hack that we would mention it in the docs.
>From a professional perspective, I cringe at the idea of telling a
customer to do this, not to mention it won't work on w32.
Joshua D. Drake
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