Re: remove wal_level archive

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: remove wal_level archive
Date: 2016-02-07 21:47:22
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On 1/26/16 10:56 AM, Simon Riggs wrote:
> Removing one of "archive" or "hot standby" will just cause confusion and
> breakage, so neither is a good choice for removal.
> What we should do is
> 1. Map "archive" and "hot_standby" to one level with a new name that
> indicates that it can be used for both/either backup or replication.
> (My suggested name for the new level is "replica"...)
> 2. Deprecate "archive" and "hot_standby" so that those will be removed
> in a later release.

Updated patch to reflect these suggestions.

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v2-0001-Merge-wal_level-archive-and-hot_standby-into-new-.patch application/x-patch 19.1 KB

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