Alvaro Herrera <> writes:
> I'm for renaming too, but I'd go with Peter E's suggestion: move pg_xlog
> to something like $PGDATA/var/wal or $PGDATA/srv/wal or something like that.

I think that would make sense if we were to relocate *everything* under
PGDATA into some FHS-like subdirectory structure.  But I'm against moving
the config files for previously-stated reasons, and I doubt it makes sense
to adopt an FHS-like structure only in part.

                        regards, tom lane

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