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Re: remove dbname arg from bootstrap mode

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: remove dbname arg from bootstrap mode
Date: 2007-02-16 00:54:20
Message-ID: 5420.1171587260@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> This little patch removes the dbname argument to InitPostgres in the
> bootstrap mode.  It also cleans a bit of fallout: initdb uselessly
> passing an unused database name, postmaster starting a dummy process,
> and removes the -y option to the bootstrap process, which is
> undocumented and useless.

(a) Doesn't postgres-ref.sgml need to be updated for this?
(b) What dummy process?
(c) Can't you remove the output-dbname argument you added to InitPostgres?

			regards, tom lane

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