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do we EXEC_BACKEND on Mac OS X?

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: do we EXEC_BACKEND on Mac OS X?
Date: 2012-10-03 16:05:54
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See the CAVEATS here:

https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man2/fork.2.html

Apparently fork() without exec() isn't all that well supported.

Noticed while perusing
http://lwn.net/Articles/518306/

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Álvaro Herrera                http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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