|From:||Kyotaro HORIGUCHI <horiguchi(dot)kyotaro(at)lab(dot)ntt(dot)co(dot)jp>|
|Subject:||Fix calculations on WAL recycling.|
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I'll register this to the next commitfest.
> While considering this, I found a bug in 4b0d28de06, which
> removed prior checkpoint from control file. It actually trims the
> segments before the last checkpoint's redo segment but recycling
> is still considered based on the *prevous* checkpoint. As the
> result min_wal_size doesn't work as told. Specifically, setting
> min/max_wal_size to 48MB and advance four or more segments then
> two checkpoints leaves just one segment, which is less than
> The attached patch fixes that. One arguable point on this would
> be the removal of the behavior when RemoveXLogFile(name,
> InvalidXLogRecPtr, ..).
> The only place calling the function with the parameter is
> timeline switching. Previously unconditionally 10 segments are
> recycled after switchpoint but the reason for the behavior is we
> didn't have the information on previous checkpoint at hand at the
> time. But now we can use the timeline switch point as the
> approximate of the last checkpoint's redo point and this allows
> us to use min/max_wal_size properly at the time.
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