[GRASS-dev] db.login with postgresql and non standard port

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Thu Mar 10 00:01:02 PST 2016

On 09/03/16 19:54, Martin Landa wrote:
> Hi,
> 2016-03-09 17:14 GMT+01:00 Moritz Lennert <mlennert at club.worldonline.be>:
>>> db.connect driver=pg database=grassdata
>>> db.login user=lucadelu port=5433 host=localhost
>> I would expect the port parameter to be set in db.connect, not in db.login.
> connection details (user/password/port/hostname) are part of db.login,
> not db.connect (>= 7.1.)
>> Have you tried that ? See "PostgreSQL with different port" in the db.connect
>> manual.
> Not valid for 7.1. Martin

Oh, yes, I see. Thanks for the clarification. I must have missed that 
change. What was the reasoning behind this change ? Is this in the idea 
that one might want to move a database to another host and/or port, but 
not change the mapset and vector map connection settings ? Or something 
else ?


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