[arch-general] Postgresql with Systemd

Paul Gideon Dann pdgiddie at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 11:13:32 EDT 2012

On Tuesday 04 Sep 2012 16:10:21 you wrote:
> I'm having some trouble getting postgresql working with systemd.  The unit
> originally would fail to start, until I realised that the script it uses to
> start assume that the variables in /etc/conf.d/postgresql will be defined,
> and in my setup they were commented out.
> Once I'd uncommented them, the unit starts OK, and I can connect using
> pgsql. However, there is no domain socket created at /tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432,
> which is clearly not right.  It means that phpPgAdmin is broken in its
> default configuration.

Forget this bit.  It's been a long day and I was an idiot: I didn't twig that 
the socket starts with a dot and would not appear in a simple "ls".  The 
socket is being created fine, but phpPgAdmin still won't connect, even though 
pgsql is fine, and I'm not sure why.


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