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Re: stopping pg_autovacuum

From: Gaetano Mendola <mendola(at)bigfoot(dot)com>
To: Cris Carampa <cris119(at)operamail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: stopping pg_autovacuum
Date: 2004-09-23 08:36:59
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Cris Carampa wrote:
> I put pg_autovacuum -D in the "start" section of my rc postgresql 
> script, just after the pg_ctl command.
> What should I put in the "stop" section? I understand the pg_autovacuum 
> script should be stopped before the postmaster stops. Is it safe to kill 
> -9 it?

Why to be so brute ?
Do you know what does it mean that "-9" ? Usually is not a good idea stop
*nix process with the -9 signal. Be more nice with a kill -SIGTERM.

Gaetano Mendola

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