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Re: Multiple databases on seperate drives/file systems?

From: dalgoda(at)ix(dot)netcom(dot)com (Mike Castle)
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Multiple databases on seperate drives/file systems?
Date: 2004-06-29 05:51:37
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In article <20754(dot)1086790815(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,
Tom Lane  <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>Depends which startup script you are using.  I know that up till
>recently the Red Hat init script did
>	su -l postgres -s /bin/sh -c "pg_ctl start ..."
>and because it forced /bin/sh, anything you might have put in say
>~postgres/.bash_profile wouldn't get read.  You can just take out
>that -s switch though.

Actually, I think it's that bash is broken (well, it is if you ask me, but
not if you ask Chet Ramey).  At least it was circa 2001 when I last looked
at this issue.

I had to ask -l to get my init scripts to work (that is, to source .profile
when started with su - ).

     Mike Castle      dalgoda(at)ix(dot)netcom(dot)com
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen
fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); -- gcc

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