Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> writes: > pg_upgrade is not about to start reading through postgresql.conf looking > for a definition for data_directory --- there are too many cases where > this could go wrong. It would need a full postgresql.conf parser.
Yeah. I think the only sensible way to do this would be to provide an operating mode for the postgres executable that would just parse the config file and spit out requested values. We've had requests for that type of functionality before, IIRC. The --describe-config option does something related, but not what's needed here. 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