> Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org> writes:
> > As to the security points that Tom brings up, you don't put anything in /etc
> > directly -- you put it under /etc/pgsql, and lock it down the same as$PGDATA.
> That'd work if we assume that /etc/pgsql can be owned by the postgres
> user. Is that kosher per the various filesystem layout standards?
> Seems to me that someone who thinks the executables should be root-owned
> is likely to think the same of the config files.
> Personally I think this would be a fine idea, I'm just worried that
> we'll find packagers overriding the decision because "the Debian
> standards don't allow you to do that" or whatever.
Seems the proper default location is /usr/local/pgsql/config. Anything
else and non-root people have trouble with the install.
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