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Re: [HACKERS] Question on win32 semaphore simulation

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us
Cc: Qingqing Zhou <zhouqq(at)cs(dot)toronto(dot)edu>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Peter(dot)Brant(at)wicourts(dot)gov
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Question on win32 semaphore simulation
Date: 2006-05-11 01:52:29
Message-ID: 200605110152.k4B1qTb19393@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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pgman wrote:
> Qingqing Zhou wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > On Sun, 7 May 2006, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > > >
> > > > Leave 'em alone.  That code has zero field validation, and should
> > > > certainly not get shipped until it's survived a beta-test cycle.
> > >
> > > Uh, this is a bug fix, and the patch I am asking about is not the Win32
> > > semaphore reimplementation but a more limited fix.
> > 
> > Sorry for the late reply. Maybe more intensive tests are needed? Since
> > this bug seems could not lead data corruption, we can wait till next bug
> > report and let the user test it then decide to apply?
> 
> Well we did have a bug report by Peter Brant, and a test by him with the
> patch that fixes it, so it seems it should be applied.  The URLs I
> posted had that information.

Correction.  It only goes into 8.0.X and 8.1.X.  CVS HEAD has a
rewritten file.

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