On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 12:09 AM, Alvaro Herrera
<alvhe...@commandprompt.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Fujii Masao's message of mar jul 17 13:58:38 -0400 2012:
>> >> You're right. If the error is detected, that function always returns false
>> >> and the error message is emitted (but I think that current error message
>> >> "pg_basebackup: child process exited with error 1" is confusing....),
>> >> so it's OK. But if walsender in the server is terminated by SIGTERM,
>> >> no error is detected and pg_basebackup background process gets out
>> >> of the loop in ReceiveXlogStream() and returns true.
>> >
>> > Oh. Because the server does a graceful shutdown. D'uh, of course.
>> >
>> > Then yes, your suggested fix seems like a good one.
>> Attached patch adds the fix.
>> Also I found I had forgotten to set the file descriptor to -1 at the end of
>> ReceiveXlogStream(), in previously-committed my patch. Attached patch
>> fixes this problem.
> This hasn't been committed yet AFAICT, and it probably needs a refresh
> now after my changes to pg_basebackup.  Please update the patch.

I attached the updated version.

>  Also,
> if this is not in the Open Items list, please put it there so that we
> don't forget it before the 9.2 release.

Yep, done.


Fujii Masao

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