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Re: [HACKERS] [PATCHES] fork/exec patch

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] [PATCHES] fork/exec patch
Date: 2003-12-15 03:28:52
Message-ID: 200312150328.hBF3Sqk28631@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> 
> [moved to hackers / win32]
> 
> Claudio Natoli wrote:
> 
> >Or do people have strong leanings towards "fix as you go along"? Just feels
> >like that way could see us getting bogged down making things "perfect"
> >instead of advancing the port...
> >
> >  
> >
> 
> w.r.t. Win32, I think the way to proceed is (in this order):
> . make it work
> . make it elegant
> . make it fast
> 
> BTW, I agree with Bruce, you're doing excellent stuff. Now for the fun 
> part (signals).

Actually, no.  I thought fork/exec would be a real mess (as did Tom),
but Claudio has done an excellent job of producing a minimal patch.  The
work isn't done yet, but this small patch has taken us much closer, so I
assume signals will be even easier.

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