[CentOS] PostgreSQL 8.1 on CentOS4

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 03:42:27 UTC 2005

> Oh, I forgot to mention one detail you will want to know about.  The
> initscript will get overwritten the next time you upgrade the RPM (it is not
> a configuration file, after all, but a program and part of the package and
> subject to change from time to time).  Thus if your postmaster quits
> responding when you upgrade next, you'll know why.

Perfectly reasonable, but along these lines (at least for the
rhel/centos/fedora rpms) why not seperate things out like what's done
with bind, apache, nfs etc, and put any options like -i into an
/etc/sysconfig/pgsql  file?

Jim Perrin
System Architect - UIT
Ft Gordon & US Army Signal Center

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