Re: A smaller default postgresql.conf

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: 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 19:43:11
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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.

Alvaro Herrera
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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