> > >> 5. The port lock will be kept in '/var/opt/pgsql/lock/'.
> As everyone has pointed out, we can't count on a specific convention for
> where the lock file should go. However, we can probably count on a
> convention to be followed on a particular OS. That would seem to be
> something to define in Makefile.port, which could then be overridden by
> a configure option or Makefile.custom entry.
> On my RedHat Linux systems, the appropriate place seems to be /var/lock
> or /var/lock/pgsql.
I have talked to Billy. I see no real value to try chasing around
OS-specific lock file locations. /tmp is fine, and if they don't have
sticky bits in /tmp, they have much larger problems than the location of
the lock file.
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