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Re: [Slony1-general] Thread-safety detection on HP-UX

From: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
To: "Ed L(dot)" <pgsql(at)bluepolka(dot)net>
Cc: Christopher Browne <cbbrowne(at)ca(dot)afilias(dot)info>,slony1-general(at)gborg(dot)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [Slony1-general] Thread-safety detection on HP-UX
Date: 2004-10-22 19:39:46
Message-ID: 41796202.6020806@Yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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On 10/22/2004 3:30 PM, Ed L. wrote:

> Clean build of pgsql 7.4.5 on HPUX B.11.23 on ia64 with 
> --enable-thread-safety fails ...   :(
> 
> $uname -a
> HP-UX ... B.11.23 U ia64 0144848471 unlimited-user license
> 
> $cd postgresql-7.4.5
> $./configure --enable-thread-safety --without-readline --without-zlib
> ...
> checking pthread.h usability... yes
> checking pthread.h presence... yes
> checking for pthread.h... yes
> configure: error:
> Cannot enable threads on your platform.

Unfortunately that doesn't mean that the switch is required to cause 
libpq to behave nicely for the Slony purposes. Can someone please test 
if Slony works on HP-UX even if PostgreSQL is NOT configured with 
--enable-thread-safety ?


Jan

> Please report your platform threading info to the PostgreSQL mailing lists
> so it can be added to the next release.  Report all compile flags, link 
> flags,
> functions, or libraries required for threading support.
> See the comment at the top of src/port/thread.c for more information.
> 
> $gcc --version                                                    
> gcc (GCC) 3.4.2
> Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
> warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
> 
> 


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