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Re: Patch for disaster recovery

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Patch for disaster recovery
Date: 2005-02-21 16:23:18
Message-ID: 421A0AF6.2060005@archonet.com (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>>I think the only real effect of this patch will be to confuse people
>>who are reading the source code.  tqual.c is already complicated and
>>fragile enough --- it doesn't need conditionally compiled "features"
>>that we can't even explain the use of.
> 
> 
> I need a note somewhere to remember where to tell people to modify the
> code to recovery something.  Do you have a better idea?  You want just a
> comment rather than a define?

A short guide to disaster recovery would be useful. There's a real 
shortage of people qualified to help users in this situation. I feel 
comfortable in telling them what *not* to do, but nothing more.

--
   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd

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