> I've done more tests. The problem is that if you start the postmaster
> without the '-p' option and without assigning a value to the PGPORT
> environment variable, then all the ipc stuff is messed up. No shared
> memory regions are created, and the semaphores are created but never
> freed. When a port number is specified, the sempahores (and the shared
> memory regions) have a 'key' value that contains the port number. Without
> port number, there is no shared memory and the sempahores have 0 as the
> key value.
> I don't know if this behaviour is due to the use of a non-standard port
> (5440), but since it's been specified in configure (--with-pgport=5440) it
> should work. shouldn't it?
> These are the regression tests when a port number is specified (note that
> you *must* assign a value to PGPORT before running the tests):
Let's get a patch for this alpha fix. Not sure about the pgport problem.
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