Re: sync process names between ps and pg_stat_activity

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: "Tsunakawa, Takayuki" <tsunakawa(dot)takay(at)jp(dot)fujitsu(dot)com>, MauMau <maumau307(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: sync process names between ps and pg_stat_activity
Date: 2017-09-20 12:59:56
Message-ID: d94a24e6-b15e-87a1-4541-6354d6443087@2ndquadrant.com
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On 9/19/17 21:30, Tsunakawa, Takayuki wrote:
> From: pgsql-hackers-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
>> [mailto:pgsql-hackers-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Peter Eisentraut
>>> Personally, I prefer "wal writer", "wal sender" and "wal receiver"
>>> that separate words as other process names. But I don't mind leaving
>>> them as they are now.
>>
>> If we were to change those, that would break existing queries for
>> pg_stat_activity. That's new in PG10, so we could change it if we were
>> really eager. But it's probably not worth bothering. Then again, there
>> is pg_stat_wal_receiver. So it's all totally inconsistent. Not sure
>> where to go.
>
> OK, I'm comfortable with as it is now.
>
> I made this ready for committer. You can fix the following and commit the patch. Thank you.

Committed. Thank you.

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