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

From: Sean McCune <sean(at)redhandsoftware(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problem with now() on 7.4.1-3 under cygwin?
Date: 2004-06-24 21:33:22
Message-ID: 40DB48A2.6040805@redhandsoftware.com (view raw or flat)
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OK, I'll look at it from the cygwin end.  Its interesting that 
restarting postgres clears it.  Although, I guess this could be a 
problem in the cygwin DLL.  Thanks for the very quick response!

McC


Tom Lane wrote:

>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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