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Re: minor windows & cygwin regression failures on stable

From: "Jim Buttafuoco" <jim(at)contactbda(dot)com>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: minor windows & cygwin regression failures on stable
Date: 2005-03-30 15:15:11
Message-ID: 20050330151350.M15579@contactbda.com (view raw or flat)
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Andrew,

I can confirm that the latest cygwin snapshot (cygwin1-20050328.dll) corrects the stats regression failure.

Jim



---------- Original Message -----------
From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Sent: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 07:21:50 -0500
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] minor windows & cygwin regression failures on stable

> Tom Lane wrote:
> 
> >"Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
> >  
> >
> >>I'm not quite sure what question I should be asking of the Cygwin people.
> >>Tom, Can you suggest something?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >It sounds to me like the problem is that the backend executing the test
> >script is in a tight loop (due to the half-baked implementation of sleep())
> >and for some reason this prevents the stats processes from running ---
> >for a far longer period than it by rights ought to.  Ask about recent
> >changes in process scheduling policy.  (I suppose that actually it's
> >Windows doing the scheduling, but what we want to know about is cygwin
> >changes that might have affected Windows scheduling parameters.)
> >  
> >
> 
> The only answer so far received says:
> 
> Sounds to me like yet another case of
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2005-03/msg00730.html
> 
> cheers
> 
> andrew
> 
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