Re: Andres Freund 2014-05-08 <>
> > Maybe this is nitpicking, but what happens when 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 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 :)

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