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Re: pg_config, pg_service.conf, postgresql.conf ....

From: Mark Kirkwood <markir(at)paradise(dot)net(dot)nz>
To: Mark Woodward <pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>
Cc: Christopher Browne <cbbrowne(at)acm(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_config, pg_service.conf, postgresql.conf ....
Date: 2006-02-28 22:42:37
Message-ID: 4404D1DD.7000409@paradise.net.nz (view raw or flat)
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Mark Woodward wrote:
>>After takin a swig o' Arrakan spice grog, pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com ("Mark
>>Woodward") belched out:

>>I'm not keen on the Windows .ini file style sectioning; that makes it
>>look like a mix between a shell script and something else.  It should
>>be one or the other.  It probably should be directly executable by
>>something...
> 
> 
> Hmm, while I agree that "ini" file is kind of ugly, it is fairly common in
> the industry, human readable, and does what it needed.
> 
> 

You could follow the UNIX style for such files e.g. /etc/hosts, 
/etc/services (and also pg_hba.conf).

cheers

Mark

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