On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 06:46:05PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote: > I'm tempted to stop accepting connections once we start the shutdown > checkpoint (ie, tell the bgwriter to shut down). This would at least > limit the width of the window in which incoming connections get ignored. > We could also close the sockets at that point, so that clients get an > immediate failure instead of hanging for awhile --- then it will look > to them like the postmaster is already gone.
Well, we're effectively shutdown at that point... I don't see much benefit to sending a "We're in the middle of shutting down" message over "couldn't connect to the server", which is what the client would have gotten anyway in very short order. -- Decibel!, aka Jim Nasby [EMAIL PROTECTED] EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com 512.569.9461 (cell)
Description: PGP signature