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Re: win32 inode fix

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Claudio Natoli <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: win32 inode fix
Date: 2004-02-17 03:36:10
Message-ID: 200402170336.i1H3aAb26439@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Patch applied.  Thanks.

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Claudio Natoli wrote:
> 
> For community review and application to HEAD; minor patch.
> 
> Under Win32, stat() returns an st_ino field, but it has no meaning (on
> Win2K, and possibly all Win32 variants, it is always 0). This causes a
> number of problems in the dfmgr.c logic, which basically all revolve around
> the fact that *any* two files will appear to have the same inode.
> 
> Note also that this solves the current issues related to initdb under Win32.
> 
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