Tom Lane wrote:
> <korryd(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> writes:
>> It appears that the libraries listed in shared_preload_libraries will
>> *not* be inherited by spawned backends on Win32 platforms.
> Well, yeah, because it's a fork/exec on that platform.
>> Should we just call process_shared_preload_libraries() after calling
>> read_nondefault_variables() (in SubPostmasterMain())?
> I don't entirely see the point. The value of shared_preload_libraries
> is to avoid paying per-process overhead to load the libraries, and that
> benefit is already lost in a fork/exec world. Might as well just let
> the libraries be loaded when and if needed.
The only benefit I can see is that it would assist in having a common
> I think we've failed to document that shared_preload_libraries doesn't
> work on Windows, which is an oversight.
Maybe postmaster should also log a warning if it detects this.
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