Re: process hang during drop schema

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "David Parker" <dparker(at)tazznetworks(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: process hang during drop schema
Date: 2004-10-25 23:15:41
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"David Parker" <dparker(at)tazznetworks(dot)com> writes:
> To my untrained eye, it doesn't look as though there is any lock
> contention here,

Me either; whatever that process is doing, it doesn't seem to be waiting
for a lock. Is it accumulating CPU time?

One way to get some info is to attach to the backend process with gdb
and get a stack trace:
gdb /path/to/postgres
attach PID

regards, tom lane

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