On 2014-09-02 21:01:44 +0200, Andres Freund wrote:
> I've actually been working on a patch to make the whole interaction with
> the client using sockets. The reason I started so is that we lots of far
> to complex stuff in signal handlers, and using a latch would allow us to
> instead interrupt send/recv. While still heavily WIP the reduction in
> odd stuff (check e.g. HandleCatchupInterrupt()) made me rather happy.

Actually, the even more important reason is that that would allow us to
throw errors/fatals sanely in interrupts because we wouldn't possibly
jump through openssl anymore...


Andres Freund

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