In response to Matthew Wakeling <matthew(at)flymine(dot)org>:
> Probably the best solution is to just tell the kernel somehow to never
> kill the postmaster.
This thread interested me enough to research this a bit.
In linux, it's possible to tell the OOM killer never to consider
certain processes for the axe, using /proc magic. See this page:
Perhaps this should be in the PostgreSQL docs somewhere?
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