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Re: another stupid question: Database is being accessed by other users

From: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
To: Janning Vygen <vygen(at)planwerk6(dot)de>
Cc: PostgreSQL-General <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: another stupid question: Database is being accessed by other users
Date: 2001-06-29 17:15:40
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Janning Vygen wrote:
> sorry for asking again, because i could solve this problem on my own if i had
> enough time to check things.
> i collect all my sql command and do
> #!/bin/sh
> dropdb kontaktdaten
> createdb kontaktdaten
> cat sql_commands | psql kontaktdaten
> and often i get
> ERROR:  DROP DATABASE: Database "kontaktdaten" is being accessed by other
> users
> if i do a ' ps ax | grep post ' i see some processes which are idle
> 2572 pts/6 S 0:00 /usr/bin/postgres localhost wwwrun kontaktdaten idle
> i always call pg_Close in my php scripts. Why are there still some processes
> and how can i achieve to drop the database??

    Maybe,    but   you're   using   pg_pconnect()   instead   of
    pg_connect(), turning pg_close() effectively into a NOOP.



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