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Re: pg_archivecleanup with multiple slaves

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Tim Lewis <Tim(dot)Lewis(at)vialect(dot)com>
Cc: Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>, Ben Lancaster <benlancaster(at)holler(dot)co(dot)uk>, pgsql-admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_archivecleanup with multiple slaves
Date: 2011-05-22 22:06:59
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On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 4:58 PM, Tim Lewis <Tim(dot)Lewis(at)vialect(dot)com> wrote:

> I don't actually use streaming replication, but what exactly is the problem
> with the hard link for each slave solution, and the slaves handling there
> own pg_archivecleanup?

Doing so creates a single point of failure.

We had problems with links in earlier versions, so we learned the hard
way to stay clear of them.

 Simon Riggs         
 PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services

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