Re: Logical decoding slots can go backwards when used from SQL, docs are wrong

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Petr Jelinek <petr(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Craig Ringer <craig(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, "David G(dot) Johnston" <david(dot)g(dot)johnston(at)gmail(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
Subject: Re: Logical decoding slots can go backwards when used from SQL, docs are wrong
Date: 2016-09-01 13:19:08
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On 20 August 2016 at 15:04, Petr Jelinek <petr(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote:
> On 20/08/16 16:01, Craig Ringer wrote:
>> On 5 June 2016 at 09:54, David G. Johnston <david(dot)g(dot)johnston(at)gmail(dot)com
>> <mailto:david(dot)g(dot)johnston(at)gmail(dot)com>> wrote:
>> On Thursday, March 17, 2016, Craig Ringer <craig(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com
>> <mailto:craig(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>> wrote:
>> The first patch was incorrectly created on top of failover slots
>> not HEAD. Attached patch applies on HEAD.
>> Lots of logical decoding work ongoing but this one shows as active
>> in the September cf and the comments by Craig indicate potential
>> relevance to 9.6. Is this still live as-is or has it been subsumed
>> by other threads?
>> Yes. Both those patches are still pending and should be considered for
>> commit in the next CF. (Of course, I think they should just be
>> committed, but I would, wouldn't I?)
> I think the doc one should definitely go in and possibly be back-patched all
> the way to 9.4. I didn't look at the other one.

I agree the doc patch should go in, though I suggest reword it
slightly, like attached patch.

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

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