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Re: Confusing message in log file

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Gurjeet Singh <singh(dot)gurjeet(at)gmail(dot)com>, PGSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Confusing message in log file
Date: 2008-06-30 22:54:46
Message-ID: 200806302254.m5UMskS29741@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > Gurjeet Singh wrote:
> >> May 14 21:38:40 sfphotodb001 postgres[29658]: [20-1] 2008-05-14 21:38:40
> >> PDTLOG:  parameter "shared_buffers" cannot be changed after server start;
> >> configuration file change ignored
> >> 
> >> The message probably should be rephrased to say that this setting
> >> (shared_buffers) will not be changed.
> 
> > Actually, no one else has been confused by this wording before, and I
> > can't think of better wording that doesn't sound redundant.
> 
> How about "... after server start; change ignored" ?
> Or "attempted change ignored" ?

Yea, I like "change ignored" rather than mentioning the configuration
file.

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