Ok. So the new command should look like this.
nohup /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster -D > >/usr/local/pgsql/data </dev/null
>>/usr/local/pgsql/data/server.log 2>>1 &
What are the > > 's for? Are they acting as ( ) 's like in perl or some other
If so should they match? I'm getting lost in the > > and can't figure out if the >
> is actually in the command or part of the wrapping for my window terminal (it
stays when I resize the window so...) or from my email client when it copies the
Thanks for all your help and replies. I just need to get up to speed on what
you're telling me. 8^)
Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Should the command look like this than:
> >> nohup /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data/server.log &
> > That should work, yep.
> Uh, nope.
> That will try to use /usr/local/pgsql/data/server.log as a directory.
> Your original advice was better.
> regards, tom lane
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