Tom Lane wrote:
> I concur with the suggestion to investigate local IDENT auth, though.
> If your system supports it, it's trustworthy and lots more
> convenient than forcing a password to be supplied all the time.
Could you please, suggest any further reading on IDENT topic?
I've found myself lacking knowlegde on that.
> Another possibility is to put the correct password into the postgres
> account's ~/.pgpass file. If you stick with md5 local auth you are
> going to end up doing that anyway, because it's the only reasonable
> way to handle authentication for batch jobs (think about backup and
> periodic vacuum tasks). I am not totally sure, but I think that
> would also fix the pg_ctl start problem without needing -w.
pg_ctl has two options:
-w : wait for the start or shutdown to complete
-W : do not wait for the start or shutdown to complete
So I guess its '-W' you are writing about?
I've attached my startup script.
Marcin Gil :: marcin(dot)gil(at)audax(dot)com(dot)pl
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