PostgreSQL 9.0.4 %%PG_USER%% not changed

Sahil Tandon sahil at
Sun Aug 14 16:27:25 UTC 2011

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On Sun, 2011-08-14 at 18:04:55 +0500, rihad wrote:

> Hi, I have installed the latest
> postgresql-server-9.0.4_2
> postgresql-client-9.0.4_1
> In several places, namely in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/postgresql:
> postgresql_user=${postgresql_user:-"%%PG_USER%%"}
> and throughout all of /usr/local/etc/periodic/daily/502.pgsql
> %%PG_USER%% is left as is, which should have presumably been changed
> to pgsql by the installation script.
> What gives?

Based on a quick glance, it seems that the expansion does occur because
PG_USER is not set in SUB_LIST.

Sahil Tandon <sahil at>

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