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Re: Support for QNX6, POSIX IPC and PTHREAD-style locking

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Ross J(dot) Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)rice(dot)edu>, Igor Kovalenko <Igor(dot)Kovalenko(at)motorola(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Support for QNX6, POSIX IPC and PTHREAD-style locking
Date: 2001-11-27 17:40:19
Message-ID: 200111271740.fARHeJV26314@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> "Ross J. Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)rice(dot)edu> writes:
> > ... submission for 7.3 (in about two weeks).
> 
> That's probably overly optimistic; if things don't slip any more,
> it's still unlikely that we'll open the 7.3 branch for development
> before the first of the year.  Traditionally we don't make the branch
> immediately after release, because there are always a few bugs
> justifying a dot-1 release that somehow sneak through beta testing.
> It's easier to deal with these if we don't have to double-patch both
> current and stable branches.
> 
> However, the fact that we always end up having to make a dot-1 release
> is not for lack of trying.  The dot-0 release is *supposed* to be
> bulletproof.

Let me add that the number of patches that go into .1 and later releases
is decreasing, so we may be more aggresive this time in branching the
development tree earlier this time.

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