On Sat, 27 Mar 2004, Tom Lane wrote:
> Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com> writes:
> > The postmaster's seems to have a section that does a null device open,
> > dup2s and a close at the end of pmdaemonize in the 7.4 and 7.5 versions on
> > my box:
> Yes, and that behavior is exactly why we deprecate -S ... I don't think
> that the autovacuum daemon should emulate it.
Oh, I totally agree with that, but wanted to point it out since there
seemed to be a question in terms of what the postmaster did in the code
that was cribbed for the autovacuum daemon.
> This is all moot though since we seem to have a consensus that the
> autovac daemon will become a postmaster child in 7.5. There is
> therefore no reason for it to worry about daemonizing itself.
True, but I sort of inferred that the debian bug was also aimed towards
later 7.4 releases.
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