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Re: BUG #4435: pg_ctl start doesn't detach when run via SSH

From: "Hal Black" <black(at)ieee(dot)org>
To: "Steve Clark" <sclark(at)netwolves(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4435: pg_ctl start doesn't detach when run via SSH
Date: 2008-09-23 19:33:36
Message-ID: 961375d50809231233s7c9274ads241e3c905ed7d709@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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That works, but interestingly, I still get a SIGHUP reload sometimes:
LOG:  received SIGHUP, reloading configuration files

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 1:54 PM, Steve Clark <sclark(at)netwolves(dot)com> wrote:

> Hal Black wrote:
>
>> The following bug has been logged online:
>>
>> Bug reference:      4435
>> Logged by:          Hal Black
>> Email address:      black(at)ieee(dot)org
>> PostgreSQL version: 8.3.3
>> Operating system:   Ubuntu Hardy 8.04.1 LTS
>> Description:        pg_ctl start doesn't detach when run via SSH
>> Details:
>> When I run "pg_ctl start" via SSH, the database service starts, but it
>> never
>> returns control to the shell.  If I run the same command from an
>> interactive
>> shell, it works as expected.
>>
>> This is with or without the -w option.  Here's an example commandline.
>>
>> ssh root(at)example(dot)com "su -c '/home/appuser/local/bin/pg_ctl start -w -s
>> -D
>> /home/appuser/postgresql_data' postgres"
>>
>> This problem exists both when installed from source and when using the
>> postgresql installed via the debian package manager (of course using a
>> different path to the pg_ctl binary)
>>
>>  try using ssh -t ...
>
>

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