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Re: OpenVMS?

From: Rayson Ho <raysonlogin(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Dann Corbit <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, PG Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: OpenVMS?
Date: 2010-02-16 20:27:18
Message-ID: 73a01bf21002161227l502c56adnae42d950a5c3a1be@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 2:56 PM, Dann Corbit wrote:
> For PostgreSQL, you will probably want to use LIB$SPAWN() as a rough equivalent to CreateProcess() on Windows

We will need to support running PostgreSQL as a detached process, and
thus it won't have access to the DCL CLI. The implication is that
lib$spawn or system() will fail when used this way.

http://labs.hoffmanlabs.com/node/794

So we will likely need to use sys$creprc() in internal_forkexec().

Rayson



> http://www.sysworks.com.au/disk$vaxdocsep002/opsys/vmsos721/5932/5932pro_041.html
>
>> Lastly, are we going to support ODS-2 disks?? And are we going to
>> require GNV installed for building and running PostgreSQL on OpenVMS??
>
>

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