Re: A smaller default postgresql.conf

From: Joshua Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
Subject: Re: A smaller default postgresql.conf
Date: 2008-08-19 19:48:41
Message-ID: 20080819124841.14ab0cb9@jd-laptop
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On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 15:43:11 -0400
Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:

> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > On Tuesday 19 August 2008 22:12:47 Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:
> > > moving the documentation further away from it is the wrong idea,
> > > especially if it means firing up a web browser to do so.
> >
> > I can see that argument, but I think we can quite simply solve it
> > if we provide a plain-text version of the configuration chapter of
> > the documentation. You can easily grep that in a second window and
> > don't have to be in-your-face to users who just want to edit the
> > settings.
> Hmm, let me suggest providing it as a manpage for postgresql.conf,
> i.e., you run "man postgresql.conf" and it gives you this manpage
> documenting every option.

and native windows help (egad) but yes that would be good.

Joshua D. Drake

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