Tom Lane wrote:
> "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> > From: Bruce Momjian [mailto:pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us]
> >> I would like to see how hard it would be to
> >> add #ifdefs to get the test program to run on Win32.
> > I did manage to get it to compile (though not work fully just yet),
> > however I had to use the full pthreads library rather than our minimal
> > implementation. That's why I question whether we should go this way - an
> > extra dependency (pthreads is not normally on a Windows box, even with
> > Msys) to test an OS that we know 100% for sure is not going to vary in
> > it's thread-safetyness(!) from system to system.
> I agree --- that seems like useless make-work. Just put a special case
> for Windows into configure.in and be done with it.
OK, but I would then like someone to actually run the tests we do in
thread_test.c and make sure they _would_ pass on Win32.
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