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Re: Posix Shared Mem patch

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: "A(dot)M(dot)" <agentm(at)themactionfaction(dot)com>, Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Posix Shared Mem patch
Date: 2012-06-27 14:17:57
Message-ID: 29760.1340806677@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> writes:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 3:40 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> AFAIR we basically punted on those problems for the Windows port,
>> for lack of an equivalent to nattch.

> No, we spent a lot of time trying to *fix* it, and IIRC we did.

OK, in that case this isn't as interesting as I thought.

If we do go over to a file-locking-based solution on Unix, it might be
worthwhile changing to something similar on Windows.  But it would be
more about reducing coding differences between the platforms than
plugging any real holes.

			regards, tom lane

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