[pgpool-general: 929] Re: some questions about online recovery
ishii at postgresql.org
Thu Aug 30 07:49:11 JST 2012
> To perform online recovery, the WAL archive should also be copied to the
> recovery target, right? But in the examples (basebackup.sh), it is not done?
That's a duty of archive command.
> For online recovery by PITR, why force a log switch (pgpool_switch_xlog) in
> the second stage online recovery?
> In addition, in the sample it is passed the archive dir as an argument:
> psql -p $port -c "SELECT pgpool_switch_xlog('$archdir')" template1
> but actually pg_switch_xlog() in at least 9.1 takes no
> argument. pgpool_switch_xlog is said to simply pass its arguments
> to pg_switch_xlog. So it is not matching. Why?
pgpool_switch_xlog does more than pg_switch_xlog. It waits for log
switching completion by looking at $archdir.
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
More information about the pgpool-general