Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Yea, but you aren't going to be needing to know the xlog directory that
> > way, will you?
> Why not?  Who are you to tell me how my scripts work, or how they get
> their information?  I have a script that runs to tell me how much disk
> space each instance is using up, that parses the ps output for the -D
> argument ... having -X there would allow me to parse for that as well and,
> if it was in the ps output, add that appropriately into the calculations
> ...
> My point is, the functionality is there, and should be documented properly
> ... encourage ppl to use the GUC setting in postmaster.conf, but just
> because you can't grasp that some of us *like* to use command line args,
> don't remove such functionality ...

You ask for a vote and see if you can get votes to add -X.  We had that
vote once already.  We do make decisions on what people should use.  If
not, we would be as hard to manage as Oracle.

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