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Re: [HACKERS] flock patch breaks things here

From: dg(at)informix(dot)com (David Gould)
To: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org (The Hermit Hacker)
Cc: dg(at)informix(dot)com, maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] flock patch breaks things here
Date: 1998-08-31 17:49:10
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> On Mon, 31 Aug 1998, David Gould wrote:
> > Also, before sprinkling files all over it is good to try to conform
> > to the FHS (File Hierarchy Standard) (see
> > which is pretty easy to do and likely to make life easier later.
> 	I just downloaded and skim'd the fhs notes, and it looks
> reasonable...but, other then the current socket in /tmp, we don't
> "splinkle files all over" we? *raised eyebrow*

Well, perhaps not, thay might have been hyperbole, but I wanted to head it
off before it happened.

Also, what about moving the socket to the PG_DATA dir and then creating a
symlink to it in /tmp for older clients. New installations could optionally
not create (or remove) the symlink...


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