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Re: pg_ctl vs. Windows locking

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_ctl vs. Windows locking
Date: 2004-06-14 15:35:41
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Tom Lane wrote:

>Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
>>When I was watching it in the Task Manager, it was observable that the 
>>postmaster exited before some of the other backend processes, by up to a 
>>second or two.
>The stats collector processes normally don't shut down until they
>observe postmaster exit (and I think in CVS tip there's an
>up-to-one-second delay before they'll even look).  Everything else
>should be gone first though.

I assumed it was them. Can't tell in Task Manager, that I can see - all 
you get is the image name :-(

Sounds like a 2 second sleep should do the trick. Will test later.

Maybe we should do it everywhere, not just Windows, to ensure that we 
don't get nasty interleaving on the log file?



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