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Re: Sure enough, the lock file is gone

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Sure enough, the lock file is gone
Date: 2001-01-27 04:55:16
Message-ID: 200101270455.XAA05351@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> I said:
> > Yes, there are lots of systems that will clean /tmp --- and since the
> > lock file is an ordinary file (not a socket) pretty much any tmp-cleaner
> > is going to decide to remove it.  I think that I had intended to insert
> > a periodic touch of the lockfile and forgot to.
> 
> Done now.

Yes, checkpoint is a good place to put it.  Thanks.  I still liked the
BRAINDAMAGED_TMP_CLEANER though.

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