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Re: possible bug not in open items

From: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: possible bug not in open items
Date: 2009-03-27 19:35:53
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Jeff Davis wrote:
> "SIGINT -- The server disallows new connections and sends all existing
> server processes SIGTERM, which will cause them to abort their current
> transactions and exit promptly."
> If you have an open COPY and no data is moving, it simply won't
> terminate it. You can terminate it with ctrl-C from psql, but not a
> SIGINT to the postmaster or a SIGINT or SIGTERM to the backend.

Tracking and grepping for pq_get* functions, there's one more place that 
does a blocking read like that: reading the function oid and args in a 
fastpath function call. Using v2 protocol. That has got to be deprecated 
enough to not worry about :-). Then again, it wouldn't be hard to put 
set ImmediateInterruptOK there as well, for the sake of completeness.

   Heikki Linnakangas

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