On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> Vivek Khera wrote:
> > the restore complained often about checkpoints occurring every few
> > seconds:
> >
> > Sep  2 11:57:14 d02 postgres[49721]: [5-1] LOG:  checkpoints are occurring too 
> > frequently (15 seconds apart)
> > Sep  2 11:57:14 d02 postgres[49721]: [5-2] HINT:  Consider increasing 
> > CHECKPOINT_SEGMENTS.
> >
> > The HINT threw me off since I had to set checkpoint_segments in
> > postgresql.conf, where as CHECKPOINT_SEGMENTS implied to me a
> > compile-time constant.
>
> Woo hoo, my warning worked.  Great.
>
> I uppercased it because config parameters are uppercased in the
> documentation.  Do we mention config parameters in any other error
> messages?  Should it be lowercased?

k, to me upper case denotes a compiler #define, so I would have been
confused ... I'd go with lower case and single quotes around it to denote
its a variable to be changed ...

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