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Re: Problem with now() on 7.4.1-3 under cygwin?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Sean McCune <sean(at)redhandsoftware(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problem with now() on 7.4.1-3 under cygwin?
Date: 2004-06-24 21:23:51
Message-ID: 27723.1088112231@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Sean McCune <sean(at)redhandsoftware(dot)com> writes:
> I have not run into this problem under Linux before, but that doesn't 
> mean anything.  This application running under cygwin is more heavy duty 
> than what I've run on Linux.  So we don't know if its a general postgres 
> bug or something that's only occurring on cygwin.

We have heard of similar things under cygwin, so I'd suppose it's a
cygwin bug.  Postgres does not do its own timekeeping --- it believes
whatever time(2) and gettimeofday(2) tell it --- so it's definitely an
OS-level problem.

			regards, tom lane

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