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Re: meaning of backend exit code 2?

From: "Jeffrey Baker" <jwbaker(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: meaning of backend exit code 2?
Date: 2008-06-04 18:46:43
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On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 11:31 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:

> "Jeffrey Baker" <jwbaker(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > I have a need to find out the meaning of a backend exiting unexpectedly
> with
> > exit code 2.  Leafing through the source of 8.1 I can't really find it.
>
> But are you running 8.1?  In 8.2 and up this is the expected result from
> SIGQUIT.


Yes, I'm running 8.1.9.  I have a strong suspicion that the exit is coming
either from R via pl/R or from perl via pl/perl.  From my reading of the
code, expected backend exit codes are 1, 0, and -1 mainly?

-jwb

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