On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 10:35 AM, Amit Kapila <amit.kapil...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 11:23 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > > I think it's clearly *necessary* to forbid setting data_directory in > > postgresql.auto.conf. The file is defined to be found in the data > > directory, so any such setting is circular logic by definition; > > no good can come of not rejecting it. > > > > We already have a GUC flag bit about disallowing certain variables > > in the config file (though I don't remember if it's enforced or > > just advisory). It seems to me that we'd better invent one for > > disallowing in ALTER SYSTEM, as well. > > I introduced a new flag bit (GUC_DISALLOW_IN_AUTO_FILE) to > disallow parameters by Alter System and disallowed data_directory to > be set by Alter System.
I have added this patch in next CF to avoid getting it lost. With Regards, Amit Kapila. EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com