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Re: PGSQL 7.2.1 compile error on Red Hat 5.2 due to peercred

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Joe Bernstein <joe(at)sfbooks(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: PGSQL 7.2.1 compile error on Red Hat 5.2 due to peercred
Date: 2002-04-15 14:54:15
Message-ID: 23051.1018882455@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Joe Bernstein <joe(at)sfbooks(dot)com> writes:
> So look:  Is whatever may or may not be wrong with this machine 
> concerning peercred so catastrophically wrong that I Must Not attempt
> to run PostgreSQL?

Just disable the code that tries to support peercred; it's certainly
not a necessary feature.  (Change "#if defined(SO_PEERCRED)" to #if 0.)

This does indicate that assuming SO_PEERCRED exists means struct ucred
exists is Wrong.  Probably there should be a direct configure check for
HAVE_STRUCT_UCRED.

			regards, tom lane

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