* Alvaro Herrera (alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com) wrote:
> Stephen Frost escribió:
> > http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/runtime-config-file-locations.html
> That's talking about the data_directory and the various foo_file
> settings, though; it doesn't apply to the include settings.  

Right- that's what I'm bitching about.  We have various references to
file locations, with defined handling of relative locations, and the
'include' system completely ignores that and instead invents its own
making the result a confusing mess.

> Note
> especially that config_file says it can only be set on the postgres
> command line.  (I think a saner definition would have been to state that
> relative paths are not allowed in the command line.  But that ship has
> already sailed.  And relative paths seem useful in the config file; and
> maintaining the distinction that they are allowed within the config file
> but not in the command line might be awkward.)

Relative paths based on $PWD are useful?  Really?  Not on my systems

> (Uhm, when a command line contains stuff, is the stuff "in" the command
> line or "on" it?)

A just question- I vote 'on'. :)



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