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Fixed #19090 - Added PostgreSQL connection note.

Thanks Melevir for the patch.
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commit 249c3d730e632b3c5b8c2bf5e6e871d61df15c6c 1 parent 4e8d952
Tim Graham authored November 04, 2012

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  1. 9  docs/ref/databases.txt
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@@ -33,6 +33,15 @@ aggregate with a database backend that falls within the affected release range.
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 .. _known to be faulty: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-bugs/2007-07/msg00046.php
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 .. _Release 8.2.5: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/devel/static/release-8-2-5.html
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+PostgreSQL connection settings
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+------------------------------
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+By default (empty :setting:`HOST`), the connection to the database is done
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+through UNIX domain sockets ('local' lines in pg_hba.conf). If you want to
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+connect through TCP sockets, set :setting:`HOST` to 'localhost' or '127.0.0.1'
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+('host' lines in pg_hba.conf). On Windows, you should always define
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+:setting:`HOST`, as UNIX domain sockets are not available.
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 Optimizing PostgreSQL's configuration
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