Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@commandprompt.com> writes: > Excerpts from CÃ©dric Villemain's message of jue oct 21 16:01:30 -0300 2010: >> I agree this is interesting information to get, but wonder how >> pg_config can know that and it looks to me that this information as >> nothing to do in pg_config.... >> >> pg_config is all about installation, socket_dir is a postgresql.conf setting.
> Yeah -- how is pg_config to know? All it can tell you is what was the > compiled-in default. That's what I wanted, actually. If you've set a non-default value in postgresql.conf, SHOW will tell you about that, but it fails to expose the default value. > Maybe you should go the SHOW route. The user could connect via TCP and > find out the socket directory that way. Yeah, the SHOW case is not useless by any means. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers