Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > My guess is that this used to proc_exit the postgres backend, but now
> > proc_exits the postmaster, but that is only a guess.
> No.  This is post-fork (and had better remain so).  The change causes
> the sub-postmaster that has just finished handling a cancel request
> to exit with nonzero status, which the postmaster then interprets
> (correctly) as a child process crash.
> BTW, how are we going to do cancels in Windows-land?  The sub-postmaster
> isn't gonna have access to the postmaster's list of child PIDs and
> cancel keys ...

I think the postmaster will have access to the cancel key and pid.  It
should work similar to Unix.  However, I do have a win32 TODO item on
"test cancel key", so we will not forget about it.

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