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Re: Compiling PostgreSQL 8.1.5 with 64-bit on a G5

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Brian Wipf <brian(at)clickspace(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org, Brendan Duddridge <brendan(at)clickspace(dot)com>, Guido Neitzer <lists(at)event-s(dot)net>
Subject: Re: Compiling PostgreSQL 8.1.5 with 64-bit on a G5
Date: 2006-11-28 00:48:22
Message-ID: 26231.1164674902@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Brian Wipf <brian(at)clickspace(dot)com> writes:
> Removing -mcpu=970 got rid of the #define bool bool, among other  
> things, which allowed the configure to go through without modifying  
> any code. The make still fails with what looks like identical errors.  

> ../../../../src/include/storage/s_lock.h:806:2: error: #error  
> PostgreSQL does not have native spinlock support on this platform. To  
> continue the compilation, rerun configure using --disable-spinlocks.  
> However, performance will be poor. Please report this to pgsql- 
> bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org(dot)

Ah.  For that you need this patch:
http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-committers/2006-04/msg00217.php
which is in HEAD (8.2) but not any older branch.

			regards, tom lane

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