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.TH POSTGRESQLRC 5 "Feburary 2005" "Debian" "Debian PostgreSQL infrastructure"

.SH NAME
~/.postgresqlrc \- Per\-user PostgreSQL cluster configuration

.SH DESCRIPTION
This file configures the default PostgreSQL version/cluster and the default
database for an user. If it is not present, the system\-wide file
.B /etc/postgresql\-common/user_clusters
is used instead.

.SH FORMAT
.P
Comments are introduced by the character
.BR # .
Comments may follow data on a line; the first comment character terminates
the data.
Leading whitespace and blank lines are ignored.

The first uncommented, non\-blank line is used, all following lines are ignored.

Fields must be given in the following order, separated by white space:

.TP
.B VERSION
The major PostgreSQL version of the cluster to connect to.
.TP
.B CLUSTER
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The name of a cluster to connect to. A remote cluster is specified
with \fIhost\fR:\fIport\fR. If port is empty, it defaults to 5432.
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.TP
.B DATABASE
Within the cluster, the database to which the user will connect by default
if he does not specify a database on the command line.  If this is
.BR * ,
the default database will be the one named by the user's login id.

.SH SEE ALSO
.BR pg_wrapper (1),
.BR user_clusters (5)