Cygwin CVS (or 1.1.8) fixes PostgreSQL postmaster shutdown problem

Christopher Faylor
Mon Feb 5 09:35:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Feb 05, 2001 at 11:42:52AM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>PostgreSQL running on 1.1.7 (and earlier) had a minor (but annoying)
>postmaster shutdown problem.  If more than one client connected
>concurrently to postmaster (i.e., the PostgreSQL backend), then
>the postmaster process would not shutdown cleanly.  By "cleanly," I
>mean that it would take a random number of "kill -s SIGTERM" attempts
>before postmaster would terminate.  Further, the greater the number of
>concurrent clients the greater the number of kills before postmaster
>would finally exit.
>I have been working with Yutaka tanida off and on to try to get to the
>bottom of this problem.  See attached for his latest attempt.
>Magically the problem seems to be solved in the latest Cygwin CVS.  Did
>someone commit a patch that would correct this problem?

It sounds like it could be some of my signal work.  I don't know for

(Mr. Cygwin Signals)

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