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Re: Bug report from pgsql-bugs (cygipc?)

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Claudio Natoli <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>
Cc: Joerg Last <joerg(dot)last(at)t-systems(dot)com>,pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug report from pgsql-bugs (cygipc?)
Date: 2003-04-15 14:13:47
Message-ID: 20030415141347.GD3332@tishler.net (view raw or flat)
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Claudio,

On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 11:36:53AM +1000, Claudio Natoli wrote:
> Jason, is there any real point in trying to run debug versions of
> Postgresql/cygipc?

It depends on your perspective, motivation, etc.

> Seems like cygipc has a short life expectancy...

cygipc has been deprecated for a long time (on the order of years now),
but has *not* been replaced yet.

> Is there a firm time-frame for the incorporation of SysV IPC in cygwin

No.  Note that the previous, major contributor has gone AWOL too.

Hence, you may get some good short-term "bang for your buck" by
debugging the current code base.

> and/or can you suggest a suitable starting point for "helping finish"
> it?

See the following:

    http://cygwin.com/contrib.html

Jason

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