I am calling proc_exit(1) once the worker encounters SIGTERM signal. I've attached my code here.
Here is the link to stackoverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/38058628/how-to-kill-a-background-worker-including-its-metadata-in-postgres On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 8:41 PM, Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > On 28 June 2016 at 02:27, Akash Agrawal <aagra...@ncsu.edu> wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> I've created a background worker and I am using Postgresql-9.4. This >> bgworker handles the job queue dynamically and goes to sleep if there is no >> job to process within the next 1 hour. >> >> Now, I want to have a mechanism to wake the bgworker up in case if >> someone adds a new job while the bgworker is in sleep mode. So to do it, I >> have created a trigger which initially removes the existing background >> worker and then registers a new one. >> > > Don't do that. > > Instead, set the background worker's process latch, which you can find in > the PGPROC array. There are a variety of examples of how to set latches in > the sources. > >> >> I am retrieving the pid from pg_Stat_activity. The maximum number of >> background worker that can run simultaneously is equal to 8. I think even >> if I call pg_terminate_backend the metadata of the background worker is not >> being deleted >> > > Correct. Unless you register it as a dynamic bgworker with no automatic > restart, it'll get restarted when it exits uncleanly. > > Have the worker call proc_exit(0) if you want it not to be restarted. > > > -- > Craig Ringer http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ > PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services >
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