Re: Inconvenience of pg_read_binary_file()

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)alvh(dot)no-ip(dot)org>
To: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Kyotaro Horiguchi <horikyota(dot)ntt(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Inconvenience of pg_read_binary_file()
Date: 2022-07-30 11:47:05
Message-ID: 20220730114705.fkj4ysedujpao6sy@alvherre.pgsql
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On 2022-Jul-30, Michael Paquier wrote:

> PG_VERSION would be simpler. Looking at would require
> a lookup at external_pid_file, and as it is not set by default you
> would need to add some extra logic in the tests where
> external_pid_file = NULL <=> PGDATA/

Hmm, no? as I recall external_pid_file is an *additional* PID file; it
doesn't supplant

postmaster.opts is also an option.

Álvaro Herrera PostgreSQL Developer —
"E pur si muove" (Galileo Galilei)

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