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Re: Server process exited with status 139 (meaning?)

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Ed Loehr <eloehr(at)austin(dot)rr(dot)com>
Cc: pghackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Server process exited with status 139 (meaning?)
Date: 2000-06-25 01:01:18
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0006241904051.348-100000@localhost.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Ed Loehr writes:

> I have a query crashing the backend and leaving this message in the
> server log...
> What does exit status 139 mean?

The backend terminated because of a segmentation fault (note 139 = 128 +
11, 11 = SIGSEGV). So it's definitely a bug and we'd need to see the

> Better still would be a pointer to some documentation for error codes
> if such beast exists...

See wait(2). Of course we could also make the error message more

Peter Eisentraut                  Sernanders väg 10:115
peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net                   75262 Uppsala            Sweden

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