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Re: Unix domain sockets

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Giles Lean <giles(at)nemeton(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Randy Neumann <Randy_Neumann(at)centralref(dot)com>,pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Unix domain sockets
Date: 2002-09-09 17:21:54
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Giles Lean <giles(at)nemeton(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> Randy Neumann writes:
>> However after about 3 days I start to get the error:
>> psql: could not connect to server: No such file or directory
>> Is the server running locally and accepting
>> connections on Unix domain socket "/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432"?

> Perhaps the system cleans "old" files from /tmp?

Almost certainly, an over-aggressive /tmp-cleaning script is the
problem.  I'd recommend fixing the cleaner script to not delete
socket files.

			regards, tom lane

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