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Re: [HACKERS] Cannot initdb in cvs tip

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Cannot initdb in cvs tip
Date: 2004-07-28 14:27:24
Message-ID: 200407281427.i6SEROJ05250@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> >I wanted to keep a solution that was as native to the OS as possible,
> >but because we can't do that on Win32 and few people like the unix
> >system call to 'rm', it is time to clean it up.
> >
> >One question --- why is there a sleep loop needed for unlink in your
> >patch?
> >
> >  
> >
> >
> 
> We will just be calling the existing pgunlink() (which has a sleep) in 
> the Windows cases, so this question becomes moot.

Great.  Thanks.  Sorry I delayed addressing this for so long.

Should we look at replacing cp/copy in 7.6?

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