On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 10:46 PM, amul sul <sula...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to take over pg_background patch and repost for
> discussion and review.
> Initially Robert Haas has share this for parallelism demonstration[1]
> and abandoned later with
> summary of open issue[2] with this pg_background patch need to be
> fixed, most of them seems to be
> addressed in core except handling of type exists without binary
> send/recv functions and documentation.
> I have added handling for types that don't have binary send/recv
> functions in the attach patch and will
> work on documentation at the end.
> One concern with this patch is code duplication with
> exec_simple_query(), we could
> consider Jim Nasby’s patch[3] to overcome this,  but  certainly we
> will end up by complicating
> exec_simple_query() to make pg_background happy.
> As discussed previously[1] pg_background is a contrib module that lets
> you launch
> arbitrary command in a background worker.

It looks like this could be reworked as a client of Peter Eisentraut's
background sessions code, which I think is also derived from


That might be good, because then we wouldn't have to maintain two
copies of the code.

Robert Haas
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