On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> WAL files are kept only until an fsync(), checkpoint, then reused.
One could keep them longer though, if one really wanted to.
> Also, the info is tied to direct locations in the file. You could do
> this for hot backup, but it would require quite bit of coding to make it
That's kind of too bad, since log shipping is a very popular method of
backup and replication.
Not that I'm volunteering to fix this. :-)
Curt Sampson <cjs(at)cynic(dot)net> +81 90 7737 2974 http://www.netbsd.org
Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all light. --XTC
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