From: Michael Paquier []
> It seems to me that the feature is behaving as wanted. Or in short attempt
> to connect to the next host only if a connection cannot be established.
> If there is a failure once the exchange with the server has begun, just
> consider it as a hard failure. This is an important property for
> authentication and SSL connection failures actually.

But PgJDBC behaves as expected -- attempt another connection to other hosts 
(and succeed).  I believe that's what users would naturally expect.  The 
current libpq implementation handles only the socket-level connect failure.

Takayuki Tsunakawa

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