Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Linux LSB init script

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Wolfgang Wilhelm <wolfgang20121964(at)yahoo(dot)de>
Subject: Re: Linux LSB init script
Date: 2009-09-30 17:32:11
Message-ID: (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-hackers
On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 11:58 -0500, Kevin Grittner wrote:
> Right.  It seems that, in addition to the above, there also remains
> some disagreement about:
> (1)  how much checking the script should do to provide error messages
> and exit codes which target the specific problems versus generic "I'm
> broken" messages for problems which prevent it from getting to the
> point of being able to run pg_ctl,
> (2)  whether the log functions required by the standard should be
> used, or whether we should assume that output to stdout and/or stderr
> (which the standard says may be silently discarded without showing
> anywhere) should be used instead,
> (3)  whether we should provide comments of the general intent of
> sections of code when the implementing code is providing functionality
> required by the standard, versus assuming that the reader can match
> the code portions to the relevant sections of the standard without
> supporting comments.

I'm not so worried about these points.  They can always be adjusted
later.  The point about how to involve pg_ctl is more critical.

In response to

pgsql-hackers by date

Next:From: Joe ConwayDate: 2009-09-30 17:33:05
Subject: Re: CommitFest 2009-09, two weeks on
Previous:From: Andrew DunstanDate: 2009-09-30 17:30:17
Subject: Re: Unicode UTF-8 table formatting for psql text output

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2017 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group