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Re: fork/exec

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Claudio Natoli <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>,PostgreSQL Win32 port list <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: fork/exec
Date: 2003-11-28 21:04:39
Message-ID: 1106.1070053479@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> The random seed value is unique per-backend, and we want to keep it
> secure so we can't pass it on the command line.  I am not sure how to
> deal with that.

Uh, you mean the cancel key?  There's no need for the random() seed per
se to be shared between postmaster and backend, AFAICS.

			regards, tom lane

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