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7.2 feature request

From: Chad La Joie <clajoie(at)vt(dot)edu>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: 7.2 feature request
Date: 2001-04-23 03:32:16
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What I'd like to see in 7.2 is a WAL API with the following
   * Get the latest transaction in the WAL
   * Get transaction, transId, from the WAL
   * Was a given transaction rolled back?

What I don't want to have to worry about is all the internals needed for
writting the log.  I shouldn't need to know if a new seagment was
created, when and where checkpoints are made, etc.

Perhaps there could be a small library for just reading stuff the WAL

The second suggestion I have is one I alreay alluded to and would offer
to help work on.  Namely replication for Postgres.  Given the simple API
listed above I already have a roughed out design for replication deamon.

Just some suggestions.

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