Re: [PATCHES] Infrastructure changes for recovery

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: List pgsql-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Infrastructure changes for recovery
Date: 2008-10-02 22:11:28
Message-ID: 1222985488.4445.1625.camel@ebony.2ndQuadrant
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On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 18:28 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com> writes:
> > Version 7
> After reading this for awhile, I realized that there is a rather
> fundamental problem with it: it switches into "consistent recovery"
> mode as soon as it's read WAL beyond ControlFile->minRecoveryPoint.

Just seen this patch has been bounced into November CommitFest, even
though the new patch fixes all of the concerns raised.

I'm concerned that this is going to make the final Hot Standby patch
fairly large, which will make it even harder to review, test and
generally get accepted.

What's the best way to make this easier for you/others to review?

Simon Riggs
PostgreSQL Training, Services and Support

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