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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [PROPOSAL] Support only remote replication endpoints
Date Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:01:39 GMT
Oh god, please, yes.

Cheers
Jan
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> On 19. Jul 2019, at 20:23, Nick Vatamaniuc <vatamane@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> In 2.x local replication endpoints only seem to work like in 1.x but they
> do something quite confusing: instead of replicating a clustered database
> they replicate a node local database on the node where the replication job
> happens to run. The node were replication runs is essentially random as far
> as users are concerned. So "local" replications in 2.x almost never do what
> users expect.
> 
> Over the years this confusion led to numerous question and issues raised in
> the IRC channel. So the proposal is to remove support for "local"
> replications from versions 3.x and up, and only support "remote"
> replication endpoints. That will reduce the support and issue load as well
> as replicator code size.
> 
> What does everyone think?


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