Re: gitlab post-mortem: pg_basebackup waiting for checkpoint

From: Michael Banck <michael(dot)banck(at)credativ(dot)de>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: gitlab post-mortem: pg_basebackup waiting for checkpoint
Date: 2017-02-11 10:36:24
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Am Samstag, den 11.02.2017, 11:25 +0100 schrieb Michael Banck:
> Am Samstag, den 11.02.2017, 11:07 +0100 schrieb Magnus Hagander:
> > As for the code, while I haven't tested it, isn't the "checkpoint
> > completed" message in the wrong place? Doesn't PQsendQuery() complete
> > immediately, and the check needs to be put *after* the PQgetResult()
> > call?
> I guess you're right, I've moved it further down. There is in fact a
> message about the xlog location (unless you switch off wal entirely),
> but having another one right before that mentioning the completed
> checkpoint sounds ok to me.
> There's also some inconsistencies around which messages are prepended
> with "pg_basebackup: " and which are translatable; I guess all messages
> printed on --verbose should be translatable? Also, as almost all
> messages have a "pg_basebackup: " prefix, I've added it to the rest.

Sorry, there were two typoes in the last patch, I've attached a fixed


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pg_basebackup_v3.patch text/x-patch 2.6 KB

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