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Re: BUG #6528: pglesslog still referenced in docs, but no 9.1 support

From: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
To: "Robert Haas" <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: <stuart(dot)bishop(at)canonical(dot)com>,<pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #6528: pglesslog still referenced in docs, but no 9.1 support
Date: 2012-04-09 18:32:51
Message-ID: 4F82E5030200002500046CF0@gw.wicourts.gov (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> Robert Haas wrote:
>> <stuart(dot)bishop(at)canonical(dot)com> wrote:
 
>>> In section 24.3.5.1 of the docs on setting up continuous
>>> archiving, there are a few paragraphs and examples for using
>>> pglesslog (pg_compresslog and pg_decompresslog). This tool did
>>> not get out of beta for 9.0 and the only reports I find for 9.1
>>> are for not being able to compile it. Suggest removing it from
>>> the docs unless someone wants to pull this tool into the core.
>> 
>> This complaint appears to be accurate.  I think we should go
>> ahead and remove that mention.
> 
> Agreed;  removed with the attached patch.  I didn't bother keeping
> the gzip mention because I assume there is little value to using
> without pglesslog.
 
We found that gzip without doing something about the unused portion
of the WAL file generally reduced file size by about 50%, so it
still might be worth mentioning that.
 
-Kevin

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