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Re: Support for Slony 2.0?

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Peter Geoghegan <peter(dot)geoghegan86(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Support for Slony 2.0?
Date: 2011-01-20 20:39:47
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Le 20/01/2011 20:15, Peter Geoghegan a écrit :
> Why don't we have a wizard-type facility to generate a Slonik script,
> rather than calling the "bare-metal" functions ourselves? That could
> potentially be much more useful. The reason that the existing
> facilities are a bit of a chore to use when you get past a couple of
> nodes is that paths and listens have to be individually managed, and
> the number involved increases quadratically with respect to the number
> of nodes. In other words, it's a GUI analogue of writing a Slonik
> script, as opposed to a higher level facility that usefully abstracts
> details away.
> I could imagine this really helping with complicated Slony setups
> involving daisy-chaining.

We don't do wizards. Moreover, I'm not sure this would be really useful.
But if you want to work on it, yes, go ahead. And we'll see how it goes.


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