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Re: BUG #1053: Configuration should be in /etc/postgres

From: Christopher Browne <cbbrowne(at)libertyrms(dot)info>
To: "pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org(dot)pgsql-hackers"(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #1053: Configuration should be in /etc/postgres
Date: 2004-01-17 15:06:29
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pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org ("PostgreSQL Bugs List") writes:
> Description:        Configuration should be in /etc/postgres
>
> Details: 
>
> It would be better if postgres kept the configurations files in
> standard /etc location. Like under /etc/postgres

This "fix" would prevent people from having multiple database
instances, which can be quite a useful thing.

Nothing prevents you from doing what Debian does, which is to
establish a symbolic link between the /etc location and where
configuration "really" is.
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