Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> Hmm, so the postmaster is gone during the last archiving cycle? What
> about syslogger? Is the archiver able to log stuff in the last cycle?
The logger is no problem --- it quits when it sees EOF on its input
pipe, which means that all upstream processes are gone.
> The comment in line 2180 seems a bit bogus ...?
Yeah, that could use a bit more work I guess, since "normal children"
sounds like it would refer to more than just backends.
regards, tom lane
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