[Pkg-postgresql-public] Bug#694454: Bug#694454: pg_ctlcluster should probably have support for numactl and similar wrappers

Christoph Berg myon at debian.org
Mon Feb 18 08:19:26 UTC 2013

Re: Martin Pitt 2013-02-16 <20130216184148.GB2837 at piware.de>
> I don't know what numactl does, so I cannot comment on whether it's a
> good idea to do this, and whether it's always safe to do.

Just to clarify: I want this to be optional, and configurable. (And in
the usecase I had intended it for it turned out to be useless...)

> A more generic approach which would also allow strace, gdb, etc. is to
> add a new option --pg-ctl-prefix or environment variable

I'm thinking about a pg_ctl_wrapper (or _prefix) setting in
/etc/postgresql/*/*/pg_ctl.conf, but a command line switch for
pg_ctlcluster is also a good idea for one-shot operations.

cb at df7cb.de | http://www.df7cb.de/

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