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Re: Fast index build vs. PITR

From: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
Subject: Re: Fast index build vs. PITR
Date: 2004-06-01 01:53:38
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> What I'm thinking about right now is tweaking the index-build code to
> write to WAL only if it sees that PITR is actually in use.  It would
> have to look at the GUC variables to determine whether WAL archiving
> is enabled.  If archiving isn't turned on, then we could assume that
> rollforward from a past backup isn't needed in this installation, and
> use the WAL-less index build method.

Seems reasonable.


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