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Re: [HACKERS] Question on win32 semaphore simulation

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Qingqing Zhou <zhouqq(at)cs(dot)toronto(dot)edu>, 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 01:57:44
Message-ID: 26172.1147312664@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>> 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.

That seems a bit scary --- patching stable branches with a patch that
will get zero testing in HEAD?  I think some more testing besides
Peter's would be smart first.  What if the patch behaves differently
on different versions of Windows, for instance?

			regards, tom lane

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