Brian Modra wrote:
> The documentation about WAL says that you can start a live backup, as
> long as you use WAL backup also.
> I'm concerned about the integrity of the tar file. Can someone help me
> with that?
If you are using point in time recovery:
You do not have to worry about it.
Joshua D. Drake
> On 16/01/2008, *Joshua D. Drake* <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com
> <mailto:jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>> wrote:
> Brian Modra wrote:
> > Hi,
> > If tar reports that a file was modified while it was being archived,
> > does that mean that the file was archived correctly, or is it
> > in the archive?
> > Does tar take a snapshot of the file so that even if it is
> modified, at
> > least the archive is safe?
> You can not use tar to backup postgresql if it is running.
> Joshua D. Drake
> > Thanks
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> Brian Modra Land line: +27 23 5411 462
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