On fre, 2011-09-16 at 01:32 -0400, Tom Lane wrote: > As far as the other issues go, I think there is actually a > prerequisite > discussion to be had here, which is whether we are turning the > recovery > parameters into plain old GUCs or not. If they are plain old GUCs, > then > they will presumably still have their values when we are *not* doing > recovery. That leads to a couple of questions: > * will seeing these values present in pg_settings confuse anybody?
How so? We add or change the available parameters all the time. > * can the values be changed when not in recovery, if so what happens, > and again will that confuse anybody? Should be similar to archive_command and archive_mode. You can still see and change archive_command when archive_mode is off. > * is there any security hazard from ordinary users being able to see > what settings had been used? Again, not much different from the archive_* settings. They are, after all, almost the same in the opposite direction. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers