On 12/02/2010 12:56 PM, Josh Berkus wrote:
> On 12/02/2010 05:50 AM, Dimitri Fontaine wrote:
>> So the use case of parralel dump in a bunch or user given locations
>> would be to use different mount points (disk subsystems) at the same
>> time. Not sure how releveant it is.
> I think it will complicate this feature unnecessarily for 9.1.
> Personally, I need this patch so much I'm thinking of backporting it.
> However, having all the data go to one directory/mount wouldn't
> trouble me at all.
> Now, if only I could think of some way to write a parallel dump to a
> set of pipes, I'd be in heaven.
The only way I can see that working sanely would be to have a program
gathering stuff at the other end of the pipes, and ensuring it was all
coherent. That would be a huge growth in scope for this, and I seriously
doubt it's worth it.
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