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Re: pg_ctl

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_ctl
Date: 2004-03-24 17:38:37
Message-ID: 200403241738.i2OHcbx25573@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 
> > Not unreasonable. Maybe someone who uses/distributes a commercial 
> > Windows version can inform us about usage patterns. If that's what we 
> > decide we should remove this from the Win32 page:
> >
> > . Create C version of pg_ctl?
> >
> Well we are (although it is on the back burner) working on pg_ctl in C.
> 
> Our experience is that all of our customers who run our Cygwin based 
> version prefer it running as a service.

We should make pg_ctl a C program.  Some package installer or something
will need it.  It is only 412 lines of shell script.

> > And while on the subject of that page, this issue should now be fixed 
> > with the listen_addresses patch (which I hope someone can verify):
> >
> > Postmaster must be started with -i flag, or with tcpip_socket = true 
> > in postgresql.conf, else the postmaster will fail to start and issue 
> > the following error:
> > |LOG: select() failed in postmaster: No such file or directory

Win32 project page updated:

	http://momjian.postgresql.org/main/writings/pgsql/project

	
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