Amit Kapila <amit.kapil...@gmail.com> writes:
> Here what I have in mind is that:
> a. In pg_dump or other internal utilities where we want to use this
> feature, they should call PQenableStart() or some other API before
> calling PQConnect() which will indicate that it wants to operate
> as a standalone mode.
> b. In psql, if user specifies this special switch (
> 'standalone_datadir'), then internally we will call PQenableStart()
> and use postgres from same
Why would you make psql behave differently from our other command-line
clients? That seems bizarre. If we're going to use a special switch
to enable standalone mode, it should be the same on every program
that supports it.
regards, tom lane
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