On 16th of March, Robert Haas committed patch: Add idle_in_transaction_session_timeout. Vik Fearing, reviewed by Stéphane Schildknecht and me, and revised slightly by me.

On 19t of January, Magnus Hagander committed patch: Separate state from query string in pg_stat_activity This separates the state (running/idle/idleintransaction etc) into it's own field ("state"), and leaves the query field containing just query text. The query text will now mean "current query" when a ...

If you ever encountered "idle in transaction" connections, you most likely hate them. I know, I personally hate them. They interfere with most of "cool toys" like replication, vacuum, DDL queries. So, when I saw them on a database I was ...