> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > This will try a pg_ctl shutdown for 60 seconds, then kill pg_ctl. You
> > would then need a kill of you own.
> I missed something somehwere: wasn't the consensus a few weeks ago that
> pg_ctl shouldn't be used for a system initscript? Or did I black out
> that day? :-) I certainly have no problem using pg_ctl for this purpose
> -- as I have been using pg_ctl to start postmaster all along (then why
> am I not using it to stop -- don't answer that :-))......
I don't remember that discussion. My guess was that you didn't want
pg_ctl to hang forever. My script handles that, I think.
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