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Re: Idea: cross-check versions during initdb

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Idea: cross-check versions during initdb
Date: 2000-10-27 21:36:07
Message-ID: 3163.972682567@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> Actually, initdb of 7.1 gets the directory location of the bootstrap files
> wired in at build time.  The only way to override it is to use the -L
> option.  So the problem seems a lot less grave that way.

That does seem to reduce the odds of wrong-bki-files considerably.
But it's still dependent on the user's PATH to point to the right
executables, no?

			regards, tom lane

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