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Re: Add socket dir to pg_config..?

From: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Add socket dir to pg_config..?
Date: 2011-10-28 12:01:08
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* Tom Lane (tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us) wrote:
> [ shrug... ]  We don't report the compiled-in port number, which is
> considerably more critical.  And we don't report changes in any of the
> other stuff in pg_config_manual.h.


> MHO is that changing the socket directory is only marginally supported,
> and we shouldn't encourage it unless we're prepared to fully support it
> (which we can't really).

This concerns me a bit, as most distros change it..  What would you
expect to break when the socket dir is changed from the default?


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