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Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Reduce the chatter to the log when starting a standby server.

From: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Reduce the chatter to the log when starting a standby server.
Date: 2010-02-12 14:55:40
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Simon Riggs wrote:
> * "entering standby mode" isn't a more informative message. Two people
> have already said on-list that "standby mode" name might need to be
> changed.

Well, I'm all ears for better suggestions.

> More informative, for me, would be something like "entering
> streaming replication mode" and having a parameter called replication
> would also make that clearer.

That doesn't accurately describe what the standby_mode setting does. It
doesn't imply streaming replication. It means that the server doesn't
end recovery when it reaches end of WAL, but keeps trying.

> * If you change the HS startup messages you need to change the docs also

Thanks, fixed.

-- 
  Heikki Linnakangas
  EnterpriseDB   http://www.enterprisedb.com

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