[Pkg-postgresql-public] Bug#255208: Bug#255208: obsolete?

Peter Eisentraut petere at debian.org
Tue Aug 9 14:47:06 UTC 2016

On 8/8/16 10:46 AM, Christoph Berg wrote:
>> I haven't tested this in detail for local socket connections, but for
>> TCP/IP, the backend carries on if the client disappears.  The
>> server-side TCP keepalive settings are there to control this to some extent.
> I mean... why? If PG receives SIGPIPE in that case (I haven't tested
> it, but I believe it does), why carry on?

For example, if you have a long-running update, it will run to
completion even if you're no longer connected.  This is arguably a feature.

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