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Re: Why is failure to find file a "NOTICE"?

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Why is failure to find file a "NOTICE"?
Date: 2000-11-03 20:50:27
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0011032147370.1076-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane writes:

> > [*] -- The postmaster should refuse to start when the data directory is
> > not an absolute path.  I'm on that.
> 
> Either that, or convert it to an absolute path.  The problem is that the
> backends chdir() to their individual databases' data directories, so
> relative paths that were OK from the postmaster's perspective are no
> good anymore.

Is there a profound reason for this chdir()?

-- 
Peter Eisentraut      peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net       http://yi.org/peter-e/


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