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Re: problem (bug?) when killing client program

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Marcus Andree S(dot) Magalhaes" <marcus(dot)magalhaes(at)vlinfo(dot)com(dot)br>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: problem (bug?) when killing client program
Date: 2004-03-27 18:01:32
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"Marcus Andree S. Magalhaes" <marcus(dot)magalhaes(at)vlinfo(dot)com(dot)br> writes:
> Anyway, the fact that a postgres process was alive & kicking & eating
> CPU power after pg_dump exited is a normal behaviour?

Yes; it'll finish out the current command before noticing that the
client connection was dropped.  In this case the current command
happened to be a long-running one ...

If you can reproduce the crash-on-SIGTERM behavior I'd like to know how.
*That*, if real, is a bug.

			regards, tom lane

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