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Re: [HACKERS] need help with csh

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)usa(dot)net>
To: Postgres Hackers List <hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] need help with csh
Date: 1998-10-05 17:04:39
Message-ID: 19850829114043.A1727@usa.net (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Oct 03, 1998 at 06:58:04PM +0000, Thomas G. Lockhart wrote:
> I'm trying to fix up initlocation to accept an environment variable as
> an input parameter (in addition to the absolute path name it already
> accepts). 

And how shall it dsitinguish between a path and a variable?

> I'd like to be able to say:
> 
>   setenv PGDATA2 /home/postgres/data
>   initlocation PGDATA2

But this could mean the path PGDATA2 too, couldn't it?

> Anyone know how to do this? Please??

I don't even know if it's at all possible.

Michael
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