Ross J. Reedstrom wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 03:18:13PM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > The 'tmpwatch' program on Red Hat will remove the /tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432.lock
> > > file after the server has run 6 days. This will be a problem.
> > >
> > > We could touch (open) the file once every time the ServerLoop() runs
> > > around. It's not perfect but it should work in practice.
> > If we have to do it, let's make it an #ifdef __linux__ option.
> #ifdef BRAINDAMAGED_TMP_CLEANER ?
> ISTR mention of non-linux platforms that do this.
Exactly the way you want it to do (open(2) and close(2) of a
UNIX domain socket) was what I had to do to get an old
Mach3-4.3BSD combo into a kernel-panic.
Better use utime(2) or the like for it.
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