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Re: How to shoot yourself in the foot: kill -9 postmaster

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How to shoot yourself in the foot: kill -9 postmaster
Date: 2001-03-06 01:49:01
Message-ID: 27716.983843341@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org> writes:
> Thanks for the headsup, Tom.  Time to nix killproc and do something
> cleaner -- compatible, but cleaner.

As far as I could tell from the 6.1 scripts, it would work to do

	killproc postmaster -TERM

The problem is just that killproc has an overenthusiastic default...

			regards, tom lane

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