Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: [PERFORM] scalability issues on win32

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Claudio Natoli <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>
Cc: "'Merlin Moncure'" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Win 32 hackers PGSQL <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PERFORM] scalability issues on win32
Date: 2004-12-03 04:12:59
Message-ID: 41AFE7CB.404@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-hackers-win32

Claudio Natoli wrote:

>>How is it that this has not bitten us elsewhere?  Are we only reading 
>>tiny things from pipes in other cases so that a single read works? 
>>    
>>
>
>IIRC, this particular use of ReadFile is only to read version strings.
>
>
>  
>
>>It seems very strange that a shorter version string should cause the
>>    
>>
>failure.
>
>Counterintuitive, but appeared entirely reproducible on my WinXP
>installation. No doubt there is a perfectly unreasonable explanation.
>Interested in seeing another confirmation.
>  
>


I tried but  buildfarm stops before we get there :-(

regression failure on  join - see 
http://www.pgbuildfarm.org/cgi-bin/show_log.pl?nm=loris&dt=2004-12-03%2003:16:39

It's too late for me to do anything about it tonight.

>In any case, afaics ReadFile fails to make any guarantee that it will return
>an entire line, so pipe_read_line requires attention.
>  
>

Quite.


cheers

andrew

In response to

pgsql-hackers-win32 by date

Next:From: Merlin MoncureDate: 2004-12-03 13:23:58
Subject: Re: statistics process shutting down
Previous:From: Claudio NatoliDate: 2004-12-03 03:01:08
Subject: Re: [PERFORM] scalability issues on win32

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group