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Re: unite recovery.conf and postgresql.conf

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Greg Stark <stark(at)mit(dot)edu>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: unite recovery.conf and postgresql.conf
Date: 2011-09-10 05:59:41
Message-ID: CABUevEw=dGJ9B3+YSiz+D7tUNL560B2OuAxfAb4d7Bfzsst-KQ@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 01:07, Greg Stark <stark(at)mit(dot)edu> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 6:40 PM, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
>> I'm in favor of this.  People are sufficiently confused by the existing
>> behavior that we're not going to confuse them further by changing it.
>>
>
> Fwiw as someone who *was* confused previously, it now makes perfect
> sense to me. "We have postgres.conf which always applies and then
> recovery.conf which can have all the same options but they only apply
> during recover". That's much clearer than "we have two configuration

But it only means that for *some* options. Which certainly doesn't
reduce confusion.

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 Magnus Hagander
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