On Thu, 2003-02-13 at 20:28, Steve Crawford wrote:
> I don't see why we can't keep everyone happy and let the users choose the 
> setup they want. To wit, make the following, probably simple, changes:
> 1) Have postgresql default to using /etc/postgresql.conf

/etc/postgres/postgresql.conf, if we want to be proper FHS-bitches.

> 2) Add a setting in postgresql.conf specifying the data directory
> 3) Change the meaning of -D to mean "use this config file"
> 4) In the absence of a specified data directory in postgresql.conf, use the 
> location of the postgresql.conf file as the data directory

Shouldn't it in that case default to, say /var/lib/postgres?

Martin Coxall <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

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