Michael Fuhr wrote:
>On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 12:36:24PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> The backend can't take it upon itself to interrupt the send, because
>> that would result in loss of protocol message sync, and without
>> knowing how many bytes got sent there's really no way to recover.
>> The only escape from the backend side would be to abort the session ---
>> and even that's a bit problematic since we'd probably try to issue an
>> error message somewhere on the way out, which isn't going to work
>> either if the send buffer is full.
>Yeah, I've already explained those difficulties. I was hoping that
>discussion might generate ideas on how to deal with them.
What about simply closing the filedescriptor upon discovering a
non-empty sendbuffer upon timeout/querycancel?
Stephen R. van den Berg.
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