On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:26:27AM -0500, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > On 11/23/12 9:48 AM, Michael Paquier wrote: > > We waited a couple of days for feedback for this feature. So based on > > all the comments provided by everybody on this thread, perhaps we should > > move on and implement the options that would make pg_ping a better > > wrapper for PQPing. Comments? > > Personally, I still don't see the general utility of this. For > monitoring, psql -c 'select 1' is much more useful. For network > analysis, you can use network analysis tools. The niche for pg_ping in > between those is so narrow that I cannot see it.
I would normally agree with this analysis, but pg_ctl -w certainly need this ping functionality, so it kind of makes sense that others might need it too. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + It's impossible for everything to be true. + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers