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Re: restoring wal archive and pg_xlog dir

From: Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: restoring wal archive and pg_xlog dir
Date: 2005-06-25 21:25:15
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.63.0506251424340.6351@discord.dyndns.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Jeff Frost wrote:

> I guess I forgot to ask one other question.  If the archived wal files are 
> streamed in one by one, would it still be safe to leave the pg_xlog directory 
> intact in the base backup?  What would happen with the out of date log files? 
> Would they just stay in place or would the postmaster eventually recycle them 
> after the restore was complete?

And here's one other question..is it safe to ignore the: pgsql_tmp directories 
when doing the base backup?

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Jeff Frost, Owner 	<jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
Frost Consulting, LLC 	http://www.frostconsultingllc.com/
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