On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 2:22 PM, Joshua D. Drake <j...@commandprompt.com> wrote: > After some further investigation and collaboration with #postgresql it looks > like what we have here is an actual bug or at least improper implementation. > Apparently, we use getpwuid on the euid to locate the 'home directory'. This > is incorrect (as well as inconsistent to our own documentation) . Our > documentation says that dotfiles are ~/.whatever, and ~ on its own in shell > means the value of $HOME, it does NOT mean the current user's homedir from > getpwuid. > > > It is also inconsistent with how other programs behave. For example if psql > uses readline, and you change the value of $HOME, then readline uses > $HOME/.inputrc whereas psql does not use $HOME/.psqlrc.
Sounds like the same issue that Rudolf Gavlas complained about in https://www.postgresql.org/message-id/CAEH6cQqbdbXoUHJBbX9ixwfjFFsUC-a8hFntKcci=diwgbb...@mail.gmail.com -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers