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PITR - base backup question

From: "Richard Broersma" <richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: PITR - base backup question
Date: 2008-08-26 22:53:33
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From the following link:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/interactive/continuous-archiving.html#BACKUP-BASE-BACKUP

Step 3 says to perform the back up.

    Does this mean a File System Backup of the Data directory?
OR
    Does this mean performing a pg_dumpall and backing up the dump file?

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