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Re: registry vs. environment (was re:binary installer)

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: Merlin Moncure <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: registry vs. environment (was re:binary installer)
Date: 2004-02-12 18:51:51
Message-ID: 200402121851.i1CIppi02396@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> >What additional things to we need to deal with if we go the 
> >direction of
> >having the environment variables set from the registry and read-only in
> >the process?
> 
> I still beleive this way of doing things will be the best. If you want
> it in the system environment, you can use that. If you put it in the
> registry (service specific, for example), that will override those
> settings and be used instead.

I was thinking we can allow the environment to override the registry to
allow multiple postmasters.

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