Re: The last configuration file patch (I hope!) This one

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: mlw <pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>
Cc: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-patchesr(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: The last configuration file patch (I hope!) This one
Date: 2003-02-19 21:53:49
Message-ID: 200302192153.h1JLrnA14845@candle.pha.pa.us
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mlw wrote:
> >I raised the possibility of moving the pid file only last week. Tom
> >pointed out that it acts as a lock on the database to prevent two
> >postmasters' trying to manage the same database. As such it should NOT
> >be a configurable parameter.
> >
> This is a different PID file. Sorry, this one is specifically for FHS
> systems. The postmaster.pid file, as used by PostgreSQL remains in the
> data directory.

Uh, how does this work if you don't do an FHS install --- where does it
put this FHS postmaster.pid file?

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