Robert Treat wrote:
postmaster.opts, PG_VERSION, and postmaster.pid are not configuration parameters.On Thu, 2003-02-13 at 12:13, mlw wrote:My patch only works on the PostgreSQL server code. No changes have been made to the initialization scripts.The patch declares three extra configuration file parameters: hbafile= '/etc/postgres/pg_hba.conf' identfile='/etc/postgres/pg_ident.conf' datadir='/RAID0/postgres'If we're going to do this, I think we need to account for all of the files in the directory including PG_VERSION, postmaster.opts, postmaster.pid. In the end if we can't build so that we are either fully FHS compliant and/or LSB compliant, we've not done enough work on it. Robert Treat
PG_VERSION is VERY important, it is how you know the version of the database.
Postmaster.pid is a postgres writable value
AFAIK, postmaster.opts is also a postgres writable value.