On Wed, 2010-03-17 at 11:37 +0200, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> One awkward omission in the new built-in standby mode, mainly used for > streaming replication, is that there is no easy way to delete old > archived files like you do with the %r parameter to restore_command. > This was discussed at > http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2010-02/msg01003.php, among > other things.
> Barring objections, I will commit this later today.
Would it be better to call this "archive_cleanup_command"? That might help people understand the need for and the use of this parameter.