On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 10:03:40PM -0800, Andres Freund wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2017-02-27 14:43:49 +0900, Michael Paquier wrote:
> > I bumped into a case where it would have been rather useful to
> > specify a service file path in a connection string with a service
> > name. In my case, I have finished by setting up PGSERVICEFILE, but
> > now like PGPASSFILE I think that being able to define the service
> > file available as well as a connection parameter would be useful
> > as well.
> >
> > I am not planning to work on that immediately (there is one day
> > left for the last CF of PG10!), but I was wondering if people
> > would be interested in something like that.
> Hm - I'm not sure that's a good idea. service files are a libpq
> feature, but connection strings are a bit more universal than just
> libpq...

You bring up a salient point.  What say we make pg_services a little
more universal?  I'm guessing that the Java port wouldn't be too
complicated.  It's already well defined.

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