> The problem I reported was that I am having difficultly shutting down
> the postmaster in the current win32 code base. I start the postmaster
> in a windows console and then am using ctrl-C to shut it down (is there
> 8) postmaster finally shutsdown
This is most definitely due to the pgstat select/APC bug. See
With CVS sources I can reproduce the described behaviour. With a local patch
for the above bug, the problem goes away.
> Here is what I have noticed that is strange: when the postmaster starts
> up I see three processes (the one postmaster process and two postgres
> processes (stats collector processes I assume) which seems completely
> normal. However when I connect via psql I now see 5 processes, the one
> postmaster and four postgres processes. Whereas on linux I
> only see 4 (1 + 3). Then when I exit psql only one of the two extra
> processes goes away.
That is strange. I've got it too. Looks like the extra process is the
BackgroundWriter, and it is looping forever in BufferBackgroundWriter. I'll
look into it.
> linux. Is this expected behavior? Could this be contributing to my
No, on both counts.
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