Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> writes: > Tom Lane wrote: >> 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.
> That would certainly solve the problem, though it would have to be > backpatched all the way back to 8.4, and it would require pg_upgrade > users to be on newer minor versions of Postgres. I would just say "no" to people who expect this to work against older versions of Postgres. I think it's sufficient if we get this into HEAD so that it will work in the future. 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