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Re: Revised patch for fixing archiver shutdown behavior

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-patches(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: Revised patch for fixing archiver shutdown behavior
Date: 2008-01-10 15:53:23
Message-ID: 1199980403.4266.772.camel@ebony.site (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 12:28 -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:

> Yeah, that seems the safest to me -- the problem is that it complicates
> the shutdown sequence a fair bit, because postmaster must act
> differently depending on whether archiving is enabled or not: wait for
> bgwriter exit if disabled, or for archiver exit otherwise.

If there's nothing to write, archiver will exit quickly, so in most
cases they will look the same.

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


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