Noah Misch wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 03:38:20PM +0200, Simone Gotti wrote:
> > I noticed that in postgres 10beta3, calling pg_drop_replication_slot on an
> > active slot will block until it's released instead of returning an error
> > like
> > done in pg 9.6. Since this is a change in the previous behavior and the docs
> > wasn't changed I made a patch to restore the previous behavior.

> > after git commit 9915de6c1cb calls to pg_drop_replication_slot or the
> > replication protocol DROP_REPLICATION_SLOT command will block when a
> > slot is in use instead of returning an error as before (as the doc
> > states).
> > 
> > This patch will set nowait to true to restore the previous
> > behavior.

> The above-described topic is currently a PostgreSQL 10 open item.

Looking at it now -- next report tomorrow.

Álvaro Herrera      
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services

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