Re: Add timeline to partial WAL segments

From: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
To: David Steele <david(at)pgmasters(dot)net>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Add timeline to partial WAL segments
Date: 2018-12-12 05:14:13
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On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:27:30PM -0500, David Steele wrote:
> And yeah, I'm not sure that I'm totally sold on this idea either, but I
> wanted to get a conversation going.

Another idea which I think we could live with is to embed within the
segment file name the LSN switch point, in a format consistent with
backup history files. And as a bonus it could be used for sanity

(I am completely sold to the idea of prioritizing file types in the

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