[pgpool-general: 5726] Re: using pg_rewind in basebackup.sh

Tatsuo Ishii ishii at sraoss.co.jp
Wed Sep 13 13:44:34 JST 2017

> Hi all,
> I'm using postgres 9.6 and pgpool 3.6.6
> I have a large database and would like to improve the time the old master become a slave.  I tried to use pg_rewing and check the return value.  If it fails I initiate fully sync but if the return value is zero I skip the full sync.  However, on several occasions the return value was zero, but wal receiver did not come up on that machine.
> I would greatly appreciate if you could share your experience with pg_rewind.

I think it is possible that it's a bug with pg_rewind. I recommend you
to report to pgsql-bugs.

Best regards,
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
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