* Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> [001115 12:18] wrote:
> Alfred Perlstein writes:
> > > About the regression tests: Apparently you're picking up the wrong
> > > "expected" files. I can't make out why offhand, though. Modulo that, the
> > > inet failure looks to be the only real trouble.
> > Yes, can you point to at the general location of that code? I'd
> > like to see if it's a FreeBSD bug, FreeBSD-alpha bug, Postgresql
> > bug or Postgresql-alpha bug or any combination thereof. :)
> A short explanation of the mechanism is at the end of
> src/test/regress/README. Depending on how you invoke the regression test
> you'll have to look into pg_regress, regress.sh, or run_check.sh for the
> implementation. I recommend using 'gmake check' or 'gmake installcheck',
> which would invoke the former. The others are obsolescent.
> > Question, how much of an impact is using test and set over using
> > system semaphores? Would it be worth it to patch 7.0.x for alpha
> > and using hardware spinlocks rather than kernel mutexes?
> Generally, test and set should be a lot faster. Specifically, the non-TAS
> code is probably broken and will be removed sometime.
Can you commit my patch as is for the time being? People are
touching files near where my work was done. :(
I'll try to address the inet problem with alpha when I get a chance,
I'm wondering if there's a problem on Linux-alpha as well, any idea?
-Alfred Perlstein - [bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net|alfred(at)freebsd(dot)org]
"I have the heart of a child; I keep it in a jar on my desk."
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