Claudio Natoli wrote:
> > I think they are saying put the cancel key inside the existing shared
> > memory segment.
> Ok. Thanks.
> > I don't know when we actually attach to the main shared
> > memory sigment in the child, but it would have to be sooner than when we
> > need the cancel key.
> Yes. Currently, it happens too late.
> I'll put my hand up to have a go at this fixing this (and getting
> processCancelRequest to work under Win32/EXEC_BACKEND at the same time), if
> no one else particularly cares to.
> Just to be clear, this would involve turning the BackendList dlllist into an
> array in shared memory, right? If so, a couple of questions:
> - what is a suitably large size for this array (2 * MaxBackends, ala
> - the postmaster makes all calls referencing this list, with the exception
> of processCancelRequest, correct? So, as Tom was alluding to, no locking is
> required (or desired!), and we'll just need to be careful not to introduce a
> race condition into processCancelRequest.
I assumed a much simpler solution. I thought we would just have:
in shared memory and we would just sequentially scan looking for a pid
match? Is that wrong?
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