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Re: BUG #2546: PostgreSQL does not have native spinlock support on this platform

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "John Weekley" <weekleyj(at)foobarlabs(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Subject: Re: BUG #2546: PostgreSQL does not have native spinlock support on this platform
Date: 2006-07-24 04:17:16
Message-ID: 868.1153714636@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"John Weekley" <weekleyj(at)foobarlabs(dot)net> writes:
> Platform is 64 bit Solaris x86.
> ...
> "../../../../src/include/storage/s_lock.h", line 814: #error: PostgreSQL
> does not have native spinlock support on this platform.  To continue the
> compilation, rerun configure using --disable-spinlocks.  However,
> performance will be poor.  Please report this to pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org(dot)

It looks like s_lock.h currently has coverage for amd64 using gcc, or
sparc64 using either compiler, but not for amd64 using Sun's cc.
Please feel free to send a patch, or you could pester Sun to send us
one (Josh?)

			regards, tom lane

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