On 2018-02-22 20:24:03 +0100, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> In a background worker you can just set the parameter using
> SetConfigOption(), no? That seems a lot easier than turning things in to a
> kv pair and back...
Sure, but, it doesn't seem bad to offer the option to only allow this
for code running as superuser.
> I can see the point for having such a parameter for pg_upgrade, but I'm not
> sure we'd necessarily want to overload them.
What's the argument against?