On Tuesday, September 04, 2012 06:20:59 AM Tom Lane wrote: > Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > > I can see why that would be nice, but is it really realistic? Don't we > > expect some more diligence in applications using this against letting > > such a child continue to run after ctrl-c/SIGTERMing e.g. pg_dump in > > comparison to closing a normal database connection? > > Er, what? If you kill the client, the child postgres will see > connection closure and will shut down. I already tested that with the > POC patch, it worked fine. Well, but that will make scripting harder because you cannot start another single backend pg_dump before the old backend noticed it, checkpointed and shut down.
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