No that's not right. At Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:45:34 +0900 (Tokyo Standard Time), Kyotaro HORIGUCHI <horiguchi.kyot...@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote in <20161122.174534.266086549.horiguchi.kyot...@lab.ntt.co.jp> > Hello, > > At Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:35:56 +0800, Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> > wrote in <CAMsr+YF9-pojdPukTO7XGi+G1w=aRkv=tv7xbg0opqdd+xx...@mail.gmail.com> > > On 22 November 2016 at 11:35, Kyotaro HORIGUCHI > > <horiguchi.kyot...@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote: > > > Hello, > > > > > > At Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:39:07 -0500, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> > > > wrote in > > > <ca+tgmozh6m5btmtzzm1vbpfghmengese4urj3-owknu56sk...@mail.gmail.com> > > >> On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 3:21 AM, Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> > > >> wrote: > > >> > I'm still interested in hearing comments from experienced folks about > > >> > whether it's sane to do this at all, rather than have similar > > >> > duplicate signal handling for the walsender. > > >> > > >> Well, I mean, if it's reasonable to share code in a given situation, > > >> that is generally better than NOT sharing code... > > > > > > Walsender handles SIGUSR1 completely different way from normal > > > backends. The procsignal_sigusr1_handler is designed to work as > > > the peer of SendProcSignal (not ProcSendSignal:). Walsender is > > > just using a latch to be woken up. It has nothing to do with > > > SendProcSignal. > > > > Indeed, at the moment it doesn't. I'm proposing to change that, since > > walsenders doing logical decoding on a standby need to be notified of > > conflicts with recovery, many of which are the same as for normal user > > backends and bgworkers. > > > > The main exception is snapshot conflicts, where logical decoding > > walsenders don't care about conflicts with specific tables, they want > > to be terminated if the effective catalog_xmin on the upstream > > increases past their needed catalog_xmin. They don't care about > > non-catalog (or non-heap-catalog) tables. So I expect we'd just want > > to ignore PROCSIG_RECOVERY_CONFLICT_SNAPSHOT when running a walsender > > and handle conflict with catalog_xmin increases separately. > > Thank you for the explanation. It seems to be reasonable for > walsender to have the same mechanism with > procsignal_sigusr1_handler. Sharing a handler or having another > one is a matter of design. (But sharing it might not be better if > walsender handles only two reasons.) ... > > > If you need to expand the function of SIGUSR1 of walsender, more > > > thought would be needed. > > > > Yeah, I definitely don't think it's as simple as just using > > procsignal_sigusr1_handler as-is. I expect we'd likely create a new > > global IsWalSender and ignore some RecoveryConflictInterrupt cases > > when in a walsender, at least PROCSIG_RECOVERY_CONFLICT_SNAPSHOT, and > > probably add a new case for catalog_xmin conflicts that's only acted > > on when IsWalSender. > > The global is unncecessary if walsender have a different handler > from normal backends. If there's at least one or few additional > reasons for signal, sharing SendProcSignal and having dedicate > handler might be better.
If no behavior is shared among normal backend and walsender, it would be a good reason not to share the handler function. What you are willing to do seems so. regards, -- Kyotaro Horiguchi NTT Open Source Software Center -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers