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Re: [PATCH] "could not reattach to shared memory" on Windows

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Tsutomu Yamada <tsutomu(at)sraoss(dot)co(dot)jp>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] "could not reattach to shared memory" on Windows
Date: 2009-08-10 15:35:54
Message-ID: 937d27e10908100835l7a6dd160i91fa1d0030d3f399@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 4:29 PM, Andrew Dunstan<andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> wrote:
>
> I hope you're not suggesting we drop Mingw/MSys as a build platform, even if
> you personally don't want to build with it. I would have found it much
> harder to do parallel restore for Windows (which works quite differently
> from Unix, and so had to be specifically developed) if I had been forced to
> use the MS tool set with which I don't ever otherwise work.

Not at all - in fact we need it to maintain some of the other apps
like PostGIS or Slony. I'm just talking about my own use of it for
building PG release builds.

> I don't think we should deprecate 8.2 on Windows unless we really can't
> backport this fix reasonably.

Agreed. There are too many users, and it wouldn't be fair to them.


-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:   http://www.enterprisedb.com

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