Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes: > On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 7:46 PM, David Fetter <da...@fetter.org> wrote: >> Wouldn't this count as a bug fix?
> Possibly, but changes to signal handlers are pretty global and can > sometimes have surprising side effects. I'm all in favor of someone > reviewing the patch - any volunteers? One case to test might be > reading input from a file that contains \! escapes. More generally, > we need to consider every way that psql can get SIGCHLD and think > about whether this is the right behavior. I think this will introduce far more bugs than it fixes. A saner approach, which would also help for other corner cases such as out-of-disk-space, would be to check for write failures on the output file and abandon the query if any occur. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers