On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 2:05 PM, 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.
We should document what types of parameters are not allowed to be set by ALTER SYSTEM SET? data_directory was displayed when I typed "TAB" just after ALTER SYSTEM SET. Probably tab-completion for ALTER SYSTEM SET needs to be changed. Regards, -- Fujii Masao -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers