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Re: solaris build problem with Sun compilers

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: stange(at)rentec(dot)com
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: solaris build problem with Sun compilers
Date: 2006-05-12 19:05:50
Message-ID: 15883.1147460750@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Alan Stange <stange(at)rentec(dot)com> writes:
> I'm fairly sure CAS was included in the v9 instruction set.  I was 
> actually surprised to see that you had allowed it in just for this 
> reason.  I'm fairly sure this will break any program that needs to link 
> against the postgresql libs using a "v8" 32 bit version.

I brought up exactly this question when the patch was submitted, and as
far as I recall it was just brushed aside.  Can you tell us anything
about whether v8 chips are still in use in the field?  I'm more than
ready to revert to ldstub if there's any significant risk of breaking
real users.

			regards, tom lane

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