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Re: Getting the value of a config parameter in runtime

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Jaume Sabater <jsabater(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Getting the value of a config parameter in runtime
Date: 2008-12-31 13:05:35
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Jaume Sabater a écrit :
> [...]
> Sorry to ask this, I had it noted down but now I cannot find it and
> I've been googling for 30 minutes now without success. There is a way
> to query the system database to get the current value of a
> configuration parameter, something in the form of SELECT value FROM
> some_table WHERE field_name = 'archive_command', or similar, can't
> remember, honestly. Or perhaps something more generic which was
> filtered with greps, tails, heads and cuts.
> 
> Would someone be so kind as to point me at the right page or remind me
> the way it was done?
> 

Table is pg_settings, and your field_name should be name.

Regards.


-- 
Guillaume.
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