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Re: How to shoot yourself in the foot: kill -9 postmaster

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: Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How to shoot yourself in the foot: kill -9 postmaster
Date: 2001-03-06 01:52:40
Message-ID: 200103060152.UAA18142@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org> writes:
> > Thanks for the headsup, Tom.  Time to nix killproc and do something
> > cleaner -- compatible, but cleaner.
> 
> As far as I could tell from the 6.1 scripts, it would work to do
> 
> 	killproc postmaster -TERM
> 

Yes, amazing it has a -9 default.

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