Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> The tricky part of this is not to give up the ability to restart when
>> there *has* been a crash.
> But kill -9 effectively _is_ an admin-initiated crash.
Yeah, but only a partial crash. If the admin finishes the job by
killing the backends too, we're fine. Postmaster down, backends alive
is not a scenario we're currently prepared for. We need a way to plug
regards, tom lane
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