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Re: [HACKERS] Platform Testing - Cygwin

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, "'pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "'pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Platform Testing - Cygwin
Date: 2001-12-13 15:52:14
Message-ID: 20011213105214.B2100@dothill.com (view raw or flat)
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Thomas,

I have not done any 7.2 testing myself, but Dave reports the following:

On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 10:18:57PM -0000, Dave Page wrote:
> System: Windows XP Professional, PIII 850MHz, 512Mb RAM, 32Gb disk
> uname -a: CYGWIN_NT-5.1 PC20 1.3.3(0.46/3/2) 2001-09-12 23:54 i686 unknown
> 
> Sequential regression tests pass repeatedly.

and:

On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 02:21:08PM -0000, Dave Page wrote:
> 7.2b4 passes *all* tests both parallel and sequential on Windows 2000
> Server. 
> 
> On XP Pro, and by the sounds of it, any other non-server releases of
> Windows, parallel tests will fail randomly due to Winsock backlog limit of 5
> on these systems (as pointed out by Jason Tishler and documented in
> FAQ_MSWIN).

On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 03:08:57PM +0000, Thomas Lockhart wrote:
> Jason and Dave, would y'all consider this a tested and supported
> platform then? I'd like to correctly represent this in the ports list in
> the docs for this release, but don't recall having seen a report such as
> "Win+Cygwin work as well as they ever have"...

Since I trust Dave, I feel that the above is an accurate characterization
of the situation.

Jason

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