This time with a patch actually attached [doh!]
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Claudio Natoli
> Sent: Monday, 12 January 2004 6:45 PM
> To: 'pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org'
> Subject: win32 patch: processCancelRequest/reaper (+ various minor
> For application to HEAD, pending community review.
> [all] Removed call to getppid in SendPostmasterSignal,
> replacing with a PostmasterPid variable, which gets set
> (early) in PostmasterMain
> - Q: Is this ok? Specifically, does anything call this
> function where getppid would not be the postmaster?
> [fork/exec] Implements processCancelRequest by keeping an
> array of pid/cancel_key structs in shared mem
> [fork/exec] Moves AttachSharedMemoryAndSemaphores call for
> backends into SubPostmasterMain
> [win32] Implements reaper/waitpid by keeping an arrays of
> children pids,handles in postmaster local mem
> - this item is largely untested, for reasons which
> should be obvious, but appears sound
> [win32/all] Added extern for pgpipe in Win32 case, and
> changed the second pipe call (which seems to have been missed
> earlier) to pgpipe
> [win32] #define'd ftruncate to chsize in the Win32 case
> [win32] PG_USLEEP for Win32 has a misplaced paren. Fixed.
> [win32] DLLIMPORT handling for MingW case
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