> Bruce Momjian writes:
> > This will try a pg_ctl shutdown for 60 seconds, then kill pg_ctl. You
> > would then need a kill of you own.
> pg_ctl automatically times out after 60 seconds.
Oh, yea, that's right, I saw that in the documenation. Forget my
script. Just run pg_ctl first, then kill the postmaster if it is still
there. Much safer than doing kill and checking because pg_ctl knows
when the system cleanly shuts down and exits.
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