Peter Eisentraut <> writes:
> On 11/14/16 4:38 AM, Ashutosh Bapat wrote:
>> The patch 02_close_listen... closes the listen sockets
>> explicitly when it's known that postmaster is going to stop all the
>> children and then die. I have tried to see, if there's a possibility
>> that it closes the listen sockets but do not actually die, thus
>> causing a server which doesn't accept any connections and doesn't die.
>> But I have not found that possibility.

> I can see the point of this, but I'm not sure whether this is always a
> good idea.

IMO it's not, and closer analysis says that this patch series is an
attempt to solve something we already fixed, better, in 9.4.

                        regards, tom lane

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