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Re: stopping server does not remove external_pid_file

From: Euler Taveira de Oliveira <euler(at)timbira(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL Bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Martin Pitt <martin(at)piware(dot)de>
Subject: Re: stopping server does not remove external_pid_file
Date: 2006-06-07 23:09:49
Message-ID: 20060607230949.GA1429@timbira.com (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:

> No, because the external pidfile has zero to do with Postgres' internal
> behavior.
> 
+1. So we have two options: have external_pid_file mimics the internal
behavior or deprecates it.

I couldn't find the discussion about it; just the patch [1]. IIRC this
'feature' was proposed to permit another home to postmaster.pid file. Am
I wrong? But seems to duplicate the pid file information.


[1] http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-patches/2004-06/msg00006.php

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