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Re: [HACKERS] postgres init script things solved

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, cbalciza(at)mail(dot)geocities(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] postgres init script things solved
Date: 1998-04-27 14:55:41
Message-ID: Pine.NEB.3.95.980427105521.22570M-100000@hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 27 Apr 1998, Thomas G. Lockhart wrote:

> > > The postgresql-?.?.?/contrib/linux/postgres.init is meant to start your
> > > postmaster at boot time and stop it at halt/reboot. Excelent.
> > > But it is made for postgres account running tcsh. I know nothing about tchs
> > > and my postgres account defaults to bash. So (thanks to Steve "Stevers!"
> > > Coile) I changed it to bash:
> 
> OK, but _I_ don't run bash. So someone else is now maintaining this
> file? Why didn't we keep both forms in the file, with one commented out?
> What are we trying to accomplish here??

	Why not do what most init scripts do and use the standard /bin/sh?



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