Re: PATCH: Make pg_stop_backup() archive wait optional

From: David Steele <david(at)pgmasters(dot)net>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Michael Paquier <michael(dot)paquier(at)gmail(dot)com>, Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
Subject: Re: PATCH: Make pg_stop_backup() archive wait optional
Date: 2017-03-13 16:25:36
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Hi Robert,

On 3/6/17 12:48 PM, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 9:12 AM, David Steele <david(at)pgmasters(dot)net> wrote:
>> Yes, that makes sense. Attached are two patches as requested:
>> 01 - Just marks pg_stop_backup() variants as parallel restricted
>> 02 - Add the wait_for_archive param to pg_stop_backup().
>> These apply cleanly on 272adf4.
> Committed 01.


> Nobody's offered an opinion about 02 yet, so I'm not
> going to commit that, but one minor nitpick:
> + WAL to be archived. This behavior is only useful for backup
> + software which independently monitors WAL archiving, otherwise WAL
> + required to make the backup consistent might be missing and make the backup
> I think this should really say "...which independently monitors WAL
> archiving. Otherwise, WAL..."

The attached patch udpates the docs per your suggestion and has been
rebased on master at d69fae2.


Attachment Content-Type Size
pgstopbackup-wait-v3.patch text/plain 5.8 KB

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