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Re: Service startup delay

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Max Dunn <mdunn(at)xythos(dot)com>
Cc: "'Dave Page'" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,"'Barry Lind'" <blind(at)xythos(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Service startup delay
Date: 2004-08-26 01:44:20
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Max Dunn wrote:
> Bruce,
> I installed the build compiled on 8/21 (which I assume contains this patch)

The patch was applied around midnight on 8/21 so I suggest you try an
newer download.  I wish I could give you an easy to see if the -w is
working but I can't on Win32.  On unix I changed the system call to do
"sh -c "sleep 40; postmastger ..." &  but that doesn't work on Win32.

If you have source put a sleep call at the top of the postmaster code
and see if the -w hangs printing does while waiting for the system to

> and added the -w option, but it didn't solve the problem. The first two
> reboots worked fine, but on the third reboot, the subsequent service
> (Tomcat) started up before Postgres was ready. (Besides our applet not
> starting, the timestamp was 2 seconds after Tomcat started.)
> Another issue is that when installing the Postgres service with "pg_ctl
> register -w ...." the "-w" parameter was not put in the registry "ImagePath"
> value for the Postgres service. (I added it manually to test.) So I suspect
> that "pg_ctl register" will need to be enhanced to add the "-w" parameter to
> the registry settings.

Would a Win32 guy look at this?

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