Joshua Drake wrote:
>> Is there some reason why initdb shouldn't just Do The Right Thing™
>> when it finds an empty extant $PGDATA/pg_xlog directory that passes
>> the same tests an empty extant $PGDATA would?
> That is what I was suggesting.
Why should the xlog directory be treated specially? We don't do this for
any other subdirectory of PGDATA. The extra logic would be a nuisance
and for no great gain in functionality that I can see.
This whole discussion springs from a misconception apparently, so let's
just move on.
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