On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 03:43:11PM -0500, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> On 12/20/16 3:31 PM, Ryan Murphy wrote:
> > I'm concerned some new users may not understand this behavior of pg_ctl,
> > so I wanted to suggest that we add some additional messaging after
> > "server starting" - something like:
> > $ pg_ctl -D datadir -l logfile start
> > server starting
> > (to wait for confirmation that server actually started, try pg_ctl again
> > with --wait)
> Maybe the fix is to make --wait the default?
It's not super useful to have the prompt return while the server is
still starting up.
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