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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: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Jan Wieck <janwieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, "Ross J(dot) Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)rice(dot)edu>, PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Sure enough, the lock file is gone
Date: 2001-01-27 18:17:01
Message-ID: 200101271817.NAA13150@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Jan Wieck wrote:
>   >Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>   >> Jan Wieck writes:
>   >>
>   >> >     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.
>   >>
>   >> The lock file is an ordinary file.
>   >
>   >    So  the  crazy-temp-vacuum-cleaner on linux doesn't touch the
>   >    sockets?
>  
> tmpreaper does - that's why I moved the socket in Debian.

But you have complete control over the OS, while we don't.  The problem
I see of moving it is that only Debian-compiled clients will work on
Debian systems.

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