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Re: [PATCHES] Re: Re: Tuple-valued datums on Alpha (was Re: 7.1 on DEC/Alpha)

From: Brent Verner <brent(at)rcfile(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Re: Re: Tuple-valued datums on Alpha (was Re: 7.1 on DEC/Alpha)
Date: 2000-12-28 05:05:42
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On 27 Dec 2000 at 21:45 (-0500), Tom Lane wrote:
| Brent Verner <brent(at)rcfile(dot)org> writes:
| > | Hm.  I thought I'd fixed that.  Are you up to date on
| > | src/backend/utils/adt/oid.c ?  Current CVS has rev 1.42.
| 
| > yup. got that version -- 1.42 2000/12/22 21:36:09 tgl
| 
| You're right, it was still broken :-(.  I think I've got it now, though.

i'll check it tomorrow.

| Oliver Elphick was kind enough to arrange access to an Alpha running
| Debian Linux, and I find that current-as-of-this-moment sources pass
| all regression tests in either serial or parallel test mode on that
| system.  Curiously, however, the system fails when you try to shut
| it down:

good. I'm glad you guys linked up :)

| Smart Shutdown request at Thu Dec 28 02:41:49 2000
| DEBUG:  shutting down
| FATAL 2:  Checkpoint lock is busy while data base is shutting down
| Shutdown failed - abort

I'm not seeing this with my latest revision of the TAS() asm.

Smart Shutdown request at Wed Dec 27 19:25:45 2000
DEBUG:  shutting down
DEBUG:  MoveOfflineLogs: remove 0000000000000000
DEBUG:  database system is shut down

| I have no idea why this should be.  Evidently there's something wrong
| with the TAS() macro --- yet it seems to work fine elsewhere.  Ideas
| anyone?

re-evaluating the asm stuff now.

thanks.
  brent

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