Greg Stark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> I always wondered why the Redhat init scripts thought it was a clever idea to
> redirect the output to /dev/null. It seems like a pessimal user interface
> choice. Every time I have to work with a Redhat machine where Postgres isn't
> starting up the first thing I have to do is edit the init script so I can what
> the problem is.

Yeah, that's finally fixed in the latest versions.  The problem was that
sending the postmaster log into a file wasn't a good long-term idea
because of the lack of any way to rotate the log.  Current RPMs set up
redirect_stderr with some reasonable rotation options instead.

                        regards, tom lane

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