Excerpts from Peter Eisentraut's message of mié sep 28 04:49:43 -0300 2011:
> On tis, 2011-09-27 at 16:13 -0700, Steve Crawford wrote:
> > It would perhaps be useful to add optional --old-confdir and 
> > --new-confdir parameters to pg_upgrade. If these parameters are absent
> > then pg_upgrade would work as it does now and assume that the config 
> > files are in the datadir. 
> It should work the same way the postmaster itself works: If the given
> directory is not a data directory, look for the postgresql.conf file and
> look there for the location of the data directory.

So we need a postmaster switch:

postmaster --parse-config-and-report=data_directory

Álvaro Herrera <alvhe...@commandprompt.com>
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