[pgpool-general: 1146] Re: Possible race condition in pool_get_passwd

Tatsuo Ishii ishii at postgresql.org
Mon Oct 29 22:40:53 JST 2012

>> On 10/28/2012 04:57 AM, Tatsuo Ishii wrote:
>>> Thanks for the analysis. I should have realized this earlier. I think
>>> less invasive approach would be reopening the fd in each child
>>> process's starting up. Could you try attached patch?
>> Thank you for the patch.
>> I had to apply d5930588747f1d0759411f494714a7909efe5e35 as it does not
>> appear to be present in 3_1_STABLE (At least not in 3.1.3).  After
>> applying it and the patch the issue appears to be resolved.
> The commit was not in 3.1 series because it is thought that it was an
> enhancement, not a bug fix (our policy regarding stable branches is,
> only bug fix should be back ported, imilar to PostgreSQL).
> I'm going to apply my proposed patch minus the commit above to 3.1 and
> 3.0 stable branches.
> I will commit the patch as is to master and 3.2 stable branch.

It appeared that it's hard to commit the fix without commit
d5930588747f1d0759411f494714a7909efe5e35. I have committed the fix
along with this to master and all branches back to V3_0_STABLE.
Tatsuo Ishii
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