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Re: pg_ctl -D?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Ray Stell <stellr(at)cns(dot)vt(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_ctl -D?
Date: 2006-10-04 16:57:35
Message-ID: 8591.1159981055@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Ray Stell <stellr(at)cns(dot)vt(dot)edu> writes:
> pg_ctl seems to want to be told where "data" is:
> pg_ctl stop [-W] [-s] [-D datadir] 

> I've been scattering data across spindles and mount points.

Via tablespaces you mean?  pg_ctl only cares about the top-level data
directory (basically, so that it can find the postmaster.pid lock file).

			regards, tom lane

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