On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 7:07 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > Amit Kapila <amit.kap...@huawei.com> writes: >>> 8. PQcancel needs some work - it can't do what it does now, but it could >>> do kill(conn->postgres_pid, SIGINT) instead. At least in Unix. I have no >>> idea what we'd do in Windows. This doesn't matter for pg_upgrade of course, >>> but it'd be important for manual use of this mode. > >> Can pgkill(int pid, int sig) API of PG be used to achieve the same on >> Windows. > > Hmm, after looking at src/port/kill.c it doesn't seem like there's much > of a problem with doing that. I had had the idea that our kill > emulation only worked within the backend environment, but of course > pg_ctl wouldn't work if that were so. So this is easier than I thought.
Yeah, kill works fine from non-backend as long as the *receiver* has our backend environment. -- Magnus Hagander Me: http://www.hagander.net/ Work: http://www.redpill-linpro.com/ -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers