Re: Andres Freund 2014-05-08 <20140508145901.gb1...@awork2.anarazel.de> > > Maybe this is nitpicking, but what happens when postgresql.auto.conf also > > includes the setting of data_directory? This is possible because we can > > set data_directory via ALTER SYSTEM now. Should we just ignore such > > problematic setting in postgresql.auto.conf with warning message? > > I think that's a case of "Doctor, it hurts when I do this. Doctor: don't > do that then".
I'd opt to forbid setting data_directory at ALTER SYSTEM time. For the other options, I agree with Andres that you should get to keep all parts if you manage to break it. Fortunately, ALTER SYSTEM already refuses to change config_file :) Christoph -- c...@df7cb.de | http://www.df7cb.de/ -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers