On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 10:19 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Simon Riggs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > I think the best way to handle this is to have two limits.
> > First limit attempts to autovacuum, but can be cancelled.
> > When we hit second limit, sometime later, then autovacuum cannot be
> > cancelled.
> This seems like uselessly complex overdesign.


> In short: put in the automatic lock cancel for regular vacuums, disable
> it for antiwraparound vacuums, but don't disable manual cancels; and
> definitely don't invent a complicated new set of behaviors around that.

That seemed more complex when I thought about that, but if we just use
SIGUSR2 for automatic cancels then this would be very simple.

Or did you have another design?

  Simon Riggs
  2ndQuadrant  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com

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