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Re: can't stop autovacuum by HUP'ing the server

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: can't stop autovacuum by HUP'ing the server
Date: 2008-08-25 13:48:04
Message-ID: 20080825134803.GA15097@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Dave Cramer wrote:

> Since a number of people actually do this it would seem like a better  
> way to temporarily suspend autovac should be on the todo ?

No -- what you are doing is documented to work.  However, it only stops
the autovac launcher, not a currently-running worker.  If this isn't
working, I'd like to know why.

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
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