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Re: BUG #4381: Postgresql daemon won't stay in the foreground

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Wright <tom(dot)c(dot)wright(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4381: Postgresql daemon won't stay in the foreground
Date: 2008-08-27 13:59:11
Message-ID: 22789.1219845551@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Wright <tom(dot)c(dot)wright(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> I'm starting it with "postgres -D <datadir>", and it immediately forks 
> into the background....

Perhaps you have silent_mode set in the configuration file?  AFAIK the
postmaster will never fork away from the caller unless that's been set
in one way or another.

			regards, tom lane

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