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Re: pg_standby doesnt't work

From: Andreas Schmidt <a(dot)schmidt(at)mdtec(dot)de>
To: "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_standby doesnt't work
Date: 2009-10-27 07:53:00
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Hi, thank you for your response.
But does this mean, that only WinXP is no supported or doesn't it work at all? I would need it on a Windows2003Server???

Best regards,


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Von: Fujii Masao [mailto:masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com] 
Gesendet: Montag, 26. Oktober 2009 03:36
An: Andreas Schmidt
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org; PostgreSQL-development
Betreff: Re: [ADMIN] pg_standby doesnt't work


On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Andreas Schmidt <a(dot)schmidt(at)mdtec(dot)de> wrote:
> I'm testing serveral days a replication-system with PostgreSQL, but I get
> allways the same error.
> 2009-10-25 15:44:45 CET FATAL:  XX000: could not restore file
> "00000001.history" from archive: return code -1073741811
> The restore_command is:
> restore_command = 'pg_standby.exe -d -s 5 -t C:\pgsql.trigger.5442
> w:\wal-archive %f %p %r 2>>pg_log\pg_standby.log'
> The system is runnig on WinXP (during this test), the database-version is
> 8.3.8. I've tried out the pg_standby-version from PG8.4, but there is no
> difference in the result.
> So I can't understand what this return-code means, (and) I've never seen a
> file named 00000001.history. It definitely doesn't exist on my master and so
> my archive_command can't replicate to the slave.

This is the same problem that was reported before.

The cause is the signals support for pg_standby on win32.
We should get rid of that.


Fujii Masao
NTT Open Source Software Center

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