On Sep 24, 2011, at 1:04 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > I don't exactly buy this argument. If postgresql.conf is hard to > machine-edit, why is recovery.conf any easier?
Because you generally just write a brand-new file, without worrying about preserving existing settings. You aren't really editing at all, just writing. > >> What if we modified pg_ctl to allow passing configuration parameters >> through to postmaster, > > You mean like pg_ctl -o? Oh, cool. Yes, like that. ...Robert -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers