On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Fujii Masao <masao.fu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 1:06 PM, Amit Kapila <amit.kapil...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> There is no harm in forbidding data_directory, but similarly we can
>> imagine that people can set some very large values for some config
>> variables due to which later it can have symptoms similar to this
>> issue.
> Yes, that can prevent the server from restarting at all. In this case,
> to restart the server, we need to edit postgresql.auto.conf manually
> and remove the problematic settings though the header of
> postgresql.auto.conf warns "Do not edit this file manually!".

So lets not try to forbid data_directory in postgresql.auto.conf and just
fix the case reported in this mail for postgresql.conf for which the
patch is attached upthread.

With Regards,
Amit Kapila.
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com

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