Thanks for the reply..
Let me execute in the newly built setup.
On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 11:50 AM, Francisco Olarte <fola...@peoplecall.com>
> On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 6:36 PM, Azimuddin Mohammed <azim...@gmail.com>
> > Hello I have a question regrading initdb,
> > My understanding of initdb is when we execute it it will create the
> > directory structure in /data.
> > My question is when we run initdb when we already have a database running
> > and for some reason I run this command what happens to my existing actual
> > data does it get flushed out ? In that case what is the best practice
> I think initdb refuses to run when given an existent non empty
> directory, but cannot find anything in its doc page...
> Ok, after a little googling I've found "initdb will refuse to run if
> the data directory exists and already contains files; this is to
> prevent accidentally overwriting an existing installation." in the
> server setup / creating cluster docs (
> https://www.postgresql.org/docs/10/static/creating-cluster.html ).
> Francisco Olarte.