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Re: Big problem

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Big problem
Date: 2004-05-24 23:15:48
Message-ID: 40B28224.8050802@pse-consulting.de (view raw or flat)
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Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:

>> The mistake has only come up two or three times that I can remember,
>> which doesn't elevate it to the category of stuff that I want to install
>> a lot of mechanism to prevent.  Especially not mechanism that would get
>> in the way of reasonable uses.  I think it's sufficient to have a
>> recovery procedure.
>
>
> Hmmm - I agree it's difficult, but somehow I think it's something we 
> should do.  Just imagine if some major user of postgres did it - 
> they'd be screaming blue murder...

IMHO we (that is Christopher, me and others maintaining easy to (mis)use 
tools) should warn the users about what they're going to do.

Regards,
Andreas



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