PostgreSQL systemd config scheme change

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Mon Jun 23 19:00:04 UTC 2014

On 06/23/2014 04:23 PM, Pavel Raiskup wrote:
> What seems to be better approach is to have real configuration file, such one
> for which '$ rpm -qc postgresql-server' would not be quiet.  Lets say:
>    $ cat /etc/postgresql/postgresql
>    PGDATA=/some/other/place/than/default

I think for Fedora, the file ought to be in /etc/sysconfig.

> Would you see something bad on that approach (please, take into account that
> we would not stop supporting the old way, we just want to make future
> configuration easier and straight-forward).

It would be nice to have the option of installing and running multiple 
versions in parallel, just as with the Debian packaging.  Just saying. :-)

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security

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