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Re: Added comments to postgresql.conf file

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Troels Arvin <troels(at)arvin(dot)dk>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Added comments to postgresql.conf file
Date: 2003-08-17 03:17:30
Message-ID: 200308170317.h7H3HUi02559@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Patch applied.  Thanks.

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Troels Arvin wrote:
> I suggest that the following patch be applied. It adds a few more comments
> to postgresql.conf.
> 
> (I always forget what the magic numbers 0 through 2 means for the "syslog"
> option.)
> 
> By the way: The "virtual_host" parameter is a bad name for that particular
> option, I think. "Virtual host" signals that PostgreSQL will behave
> differently according to which IP address it's contacted (like Apache's
> virtual host support which makes the web-server serve different sites
> according to different criteria). A better word for the options would be
> "tcpip_listen_addr" or something like that.
> 
> diff -ur pgsql/src/backend/utils/misc/postgresql.conf.sample troels-pgsql/src/backend/utils/misc/postgresql.conf.sample
> --- pgsql/src/backend/utils/misc/postgresql.conf.sample	2003-07-27 20:14:50.000000000 +0200
> +++ troels-pgsql/src/backend/utils/misc/postgresql.conf.sample	2003-07-27 20:24:07.000000000 +0200
> @@ -37,7 +37,7 @@
>  #unix_socket_directory = ''
>  #unix_socket_group = ''
>  #unix_socket_permissions = 0777	# octal
> -#virtual_host = ''
> +#virtual_host = ''		# what interface to listen on; defaults to any
>  #rendezvous_name = ''		# defaults to the computer name
>  
>  # - Security & Authentication -
> @@ -137,7 +137,7 @@
>  
>  # - Syslog -
>  
> -#syslog = 0			# range 0-2
> +#syslog = 0			# range 0-2; 0=stdout; 1=both; 2=syslog
>  #syslog_facility = 'LOCAL0'
>  #syslog_ident = 'postgres'
> 
> -- 
> Greetings from Troels Arvin, Copenhagen, Denmark
> 
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