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Re: Streaming a base backup from master

From: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Streaming a base backup from master
Date: 2010-09-03 11:32:51
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On 3 September 2010 12:30, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 13:25, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
>> On 3 September 2010 12:19, Heikki Linnakangas
>> <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
>>> TODO:
>>> * We need a smarter way to do pg_start/stop_backup() with this. At the
>>> moment, you can only have one backup running at a time, but we shouldn't
>>> have that limitation with this built-in mechanism.
>> Would it be possible to not require pg_start/stop_backup() for this
>> new feature? (yes, I'm probably missing something obvious here)
> You don't need to run it *manually*, but the process needs to run it
> automatically in the background for you. Which it does already in the
> suggested patch.

Ah, clearly I didn't read the patch in any detail.  Thanks :)

Thom Brown
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