Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > Tom Lane wrote: >> So I'm wondering what the design rationale was for only starting one >> bgworker per invocation.
> The rationale was that there may be other tasks waiting for postmaster > attention, and if there are many bgworkers needing to be started, the > other work may be delayed for a long time. This is not the first time > that this rationale has been challenged, but so far there hasn't been > any good reason to change it. One option is to just remove it as you > propose, but a different one is to stop using select(2) in ServerLoop, > because those behavior differences seem to make it rather unusable. Hm. Do you have a more-portable alternative? regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers