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Re: minor windows & cygwin regression failures on stable

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: minor windows & cygwin regression failures on stable
Date: 2005-03-30 12:21:50
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Tom Lane wrote:

>"Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
>  
>
>>I'm not quite sure what question I should be asking of the Cygwin people.
>>Tom, Can you suggest something?
>>    
>>
>
>It sounds to me like the problem is that the backend executing the test
>script is in a tight loop (due to the half-baked implementation of sleep())
>and for some reason this prevents the stats processes from running ---
>for a far longer period than it by rights ought to.  Ask about recent
>changes in process scheduling policy.  (I suppose that actually it's
>Windows doing the scheduling, but what we want to know about is cygwin
>changes that might have affected Windows scheduling parameters.)
>  
>

The only answer so far received says:

Sounds to me like yet another case of
http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2005-03/msg00730.html

cheers

andrew



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