Oliver Jowett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> So what you'd basically need is a separate signal to trigger that sort
>> of exit, which would be easy ... if we had any spare signal numbers.

> What about multiplexing it onto an existing signal? e.g. set a 
> shared-mem flag saying "exit after cancel" then send SIGINT?

Possible, but then the *only* way to get the behavior is by using the
backend function --- you couldn't use dear old kill(1) to do it
manually.  It'd be better if it mapped to a signal.

                        regards, tom lane

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