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Re: pgsql: Mention aix cc_r is not supported, and why

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql: Mention aix cc_r is not supported, and why
Date: 2004-12-14 14:53:31
Message-ID: 200412141453.iBEErVD00194@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 14. Dezember 2004 14:10 schrieb Bruce Momjian:
> > Did you look at the patch?  To support it would require us to use a
> > special CC setting for all cases where we are linking to a threaded
> > libpq.  I don't think we want to add that ugliness to our code just to
> > support it, just like we didn't do a similar change to support threading
> > on unixware.
> 
> Maybe we are just having different notions of "supported".  I think people can 
> already set CC and CFLAGS themselves to get all-threaded builds.  And that is 
> supported, I think, because we allow users to set CC and CFLAGS.  If we write 
> "cc_r is not supported", then we might shut out users where we don't have to.  
> As I said, one user already reported to have used it.

OK, text updated:

# Supporting cc_r would require a special CC in all places that
# use libpq, and that is ugly, so we don't do it.  Users can still
# define their compiler as cc_r to do thread builds of everything.

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