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Re: Thread safety

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, PG Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Thread safety
Date: 2008-11-27 12:00:39
Message-ID: 20081127120039.GB4586@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Magnus Hagander wrote:
>> Can someone remind me why we have --enable-thread-safety? As opposed to 
>> it being default and having --disable-thread-safety.
>
> I don't have any numbers or a roster to support this, but I suppose that  
> thread-safety is not supported on some platforms.  So either we'd have  
> to have diverging defaults or annoy those unsupported platforms with a  
> mandatory switch.

We could try switching it for a day and see what happens to the
buildfarm ... that would give us an idea of how many platforms are not
prepared.

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
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