Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > OK, I see your point.  Can anyone remember why this was needed?  I
> > remember Magnus wanted query cancel, but what was the logic for session
> > termination?
> 
> I think the argument for it went along the lines of "what if you've got
> a misbehaving client that continually issues expensive queries, so
> canceling any one query doesn't help?"  I found this unconvincing, as
> a client that obstreperous might simply reconnect and start issuing the
> same queries again; so having a session-kill tool doesn't really get you
> much further.  I recall being voted down though ...

Well, seems you have enough reason to suspect this code, and being so
near to beta I think we can remove it and come back to it later if
people still want it.  I remember the "cancel" being the key feature,
and termination was more of a "nice have" item.

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