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Re: pg_ctl is fragile

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_ctl is fragile
Date: 2002-11-07 22:46:22
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Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Doesn't seem like kill's exit code is going to tell you enough.
> If you got, say, "Permission denied" rather than "No such process",
> you shouldn't report that the postmaster isn't running.

Ok, fair enough -- so is there any way to improve this behavior?

Cheers,

Neil

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