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Re: Postmaster Question

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: PGallagher(at)rainbow-mail(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postmaster Question
Date: 2007-09-11 19:57:00
Message-ID: 18091.1189540620@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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PGallagher(at)rainbow-mail(dot)com writes:
> How can I stop postmaster when it is in an uncontrollable state?  If I 
> cannot simply stop it by stopping the service (net stop), and I can't get 
> to it through psql, what is the easiest way to stop it?

This question is too open-ended to have any simple answer.  Please be
specific about the sort of problem you are encountering.

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Disclaimers like this are a great way to get your mail ignored
completely.  Now I know and you know that this threat isn't worth
the electrons it's written on, but why should I respond to someone
whose corporate lawyers are so hostile to the outside world?

			regards, tom lane

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