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Re: [HACKERS] postmaster locking issues.

From: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bill(dot)Allie(at)mug(dot)org, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, taral(at)mail(dot)utexas(dot)edu, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] postmaster locking issues.
Date: 1998-10-12 14:38:44
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> I have talked to Billy.  I see no real value to try chasing around
> OS-specific lock file locations.  /tmp is fine, and if they don't have
> sticky bits in /tmp, they have much larger problems than the location 
> of the lock file.

The OS-specific areas would be a nice feature, but not for this release
of course. We could either put in the hooks to specify the area now, and
default to /tmp, or we could put that off until December.

Perhaps Billy and I can work it through then...

                       - Tom

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