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WAL replay does not verify integrity

From: "Albe Laurenz" <laurenz(dot)albe(at)wien(dot)gv(dot)at>
To: <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: WAL replay does not verify integrity
Date: 2010-03-02 08:18:48
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As demonstrated here:

it can happen that you end up with a corrupt database
if you use PITR to recover past a hardware failure.

It seems that unique constraints are not verified during
WAL replay.

Is that intentional or an oversight that should be fixed?

Laurenz Albe


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