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Re: restoring wal archive and pg_xlog dir

From: Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: restoring wal archive and pg_xlog dir
Date: 2005-06-25 22:50:33
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On Sat, 25 Jun 2005, Bruce Momjian wrote:

>> And here's one other it safe to ignore the: pgsql_tmp directories
>> when doing the base backup?
> Yes, those are used only by running backups, but they should have little
> disk space in them.


Thanks!  I actually ask not because of disk space concerns, but because rsync 
occassionally reports that these files disappear out from under the running 
rsync process, and so I was thinking I'd rather just exclude them if they are 
not required as I want my pitrbasebackup script to return 0 if rsync is 

Jeff Frost, Owner 	<jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
Frost Consulting, LLC
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