Re: A smaller default postgresql.conf

From: Joshua Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Hans-Juergen Schoenig <postgres(at)cybertec(dot)at>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: A smaller default postgresql.conf
Date: 2008-08-19 17:30:38
Message-ID: 20080819103038.07593d21@jd-laptop
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On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 13:22:34 -0400
Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:

> I'm really not in favor of having comments in the conf file that try
> to tell you about stuff you might want to set, much less why. That
> task properly belongs to some kind of introductory chapter in the
> SGML docs. Novice DBAs are unlikely even to *find* the config file,
> let alone look inside it, if there's not an introductory chapter
> telling them about Things They Ought To Do.

I would be willing to work up a patch that does as you suggest.


Joshua D. Drake

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