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Re: Point in Time Recovery

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)coretech(dot)co(dot)nz>
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Zeugswetter Andreas SB SD <ZeugswetterA(at)spardat(dot)at>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Point in Time Recovery
Date: 2004-07-29 17:03:02
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Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> I was wondering about this point - might it not be just as reasonable 
> for the copied file to *be* an exact image of pg_control?  Then a very 
> simple variant of pg_controldata (or maybe even just adding switches to 
> pg_controldata itself) would enable the relevant info to be extracted

We didn't do that so admins could easily read the file contents.

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