Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Tom Lane <> wrote:
>> If you think your users might want to give the postmaster OOM-exemption,
>> why don't you just activate the existing code when you build?  Resetting
>> the OOM setting to zero is safe whether or not the startup script did
>> anything to the postmaster's setting.

> The whole scenario here is that the user *doesn't want to recompile*.

Yeah, I understood that.  The question is why EDB isn't satisfied to just
add "-DLINUX_OOM_ADJ=0" to their build options, but instead would like to
dump a bunch of uncertainty on other packagers who might not like the
implications of a GUC.

                        regards, tom lane

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