Re: Online checksums patch - once again

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tomas Vondra <tomas(dot)vondra(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Developers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>, Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>
Subject: Re: Online checksums patch - once again
Date: 2019-09-30 14:53:13
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On Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 02:49:44PM +0200, Tomas Vondra wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 01:03:20PM +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > Other than bots, this patch doesn't seem to have attracted any reviewers
> > > this time around. Perhaps you need to bribe someone? (Maybe "how sad
> > > your committer SSH key stopped working" would do?)
> > >
> >
> > Hmm. I don't think that's a bribe, that's a threat. However, maybe it will
> > work.
> >
> IMHO the patch is ready to go - I think the global barrier solves the
> issue in the previous version, and that's the only problem I'm aware of.
> So +1 from me to go ahead and push it.
> And now please uncomment my commit SSH key again, please ;-)

For adding cluster-level encryption to Postgres, the plan is to create a
standby that has encryption enabled, then switchover to it. Is that a
method we support now for adding checksums to Postgres? Do we need the
ability to do it in-place too?

Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>

+ As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. +
+ Ancient Roman grave inscription +

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