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Re: config files in /data

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: config files in /data
Date: 2000-05-30 23:25:35
Message-ID: 200005302325.TAA24960@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > Seems we should have pg_hba.conf and other files in a separate
> > directory, not /data.
> 
> Why?
> 
> I don't see enough advantage in it to justify breaking people's
> existing administrative procedures.  You can bet there are folks
> out there whose scripts know where pg_hba.conf lives, for example.
> 

In describing how to do a backup, people have to backup
data/pg_hba.conf, but none of the others.  Seems strange that it is
mixed in with actual tables.

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