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Re: Connection limit and Superuser

From: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
To: Rod Taylor <pg(at)rbt(dot)ca>
Cc: PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Connection limit and Superuser
Date: 2006-07-31 13:00:30
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On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 08:47:38AM -0400, Rod Taylor wrote:
> It appears that the superuser does not have connection limit
> enforcement. I think this should be changed.

So if some admin process goes awry and uses up all the connection
slots, how does the admin get in to see what's happening? If there's a
limit you're not really superuser, are you?

> Slony in particular does not need more than N connections but does
> require being a super user.

Maybe someone should look into enabling slony to not run as a

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
> From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to litigate.

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