Tom Lane wrote:
> * Has the buildfarm script changed recently in a way that might change
> the execution PATH and thereby suck in a different version of dumpbin?
> (Or even a different version of Perl?)
No. In at least the case of red_bat nothing has changed for months.
> * Is it conceivable that dumpbin's output format has changed in a way
> that confuses the bit of Perl code that's parsing it? One idea that
> comes to mind is that it contains a timestamp that just got wider ---
> I remember seeing some bugs like that when the value of Unix time_t
> reached 1 billion and became 9 instead of 8 digits.
> Neither of these sound very plausible, but it seems the next step for
> investigation is to look closely at what's happening in gendef.pl.
Right. I agree that your diff makes gendef.pl the prime suspect.
Yoo also just said:
> "Dave Page" <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
>> > I can't remember the last time I logged into that box so if it's
>> > something in the buildenv, it's either caused by a Windows update,
> Re-reading the thread ... could that last point be significant? Are
> all four of these boxen set to auto-accept updates from Redmond?
No. red_bat does not auto-accept anything.
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