Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:02 AM, Tom Lane <> wrote:
>> I don't find that this argument holds any water at all.  Anyone who's
>> developing their own start script can be expected to manage recompiling
>> Postgres.

> Huh?  Lots of people install PostgreSQL via, say, RPMs, but may still
> want to change their startup script locally.

So?  The RPM packager could probably be expected to have compiled with the
oom-adjust-reset option enabled.  If not, why aren't these people lobbying
the packager to meet their expectation?

I remain of the opinion that allowing nonprivileged people to decide
whether that code is active or not is unsafe from a system level.

                        regards, tom lane

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