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Re: [HACKERS] keeping track of connections

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org (The Hermit Hacker)
Cc: brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] keeping track of connections
Date: 1998-06-03 22:16:52
Message-ID: 199806032216.SAA19555@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Here's one for you...and don't laugh at me, eh? :)
> 
> postmaster starts up to listen for connections, and then starts up its own
> backend to handle database queries?  So, on a quiet system, you would have
> two processes running, one postmaster, and one postgres...
> 
> basically, the idea is that postmaster can't talk to a table, only
> postgres can...so, setup postmaster the same way that any other interface
> is setup...connect to a backend and pass its transactions through that
> way...

So have the postmaster use the libpq library to open a database
connection and execute queries.  Sounds interesting.

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