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Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL - the Linux of Databases...

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: teunis <teunis(at)mauve(dot)computersupportcentre(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Martin <martin(at)biochemistry(dot)ucl(dot)ac(dot)uk>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL - the Linux of Databases...
Date: 1998-03-04 01:50:04
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.3.96.980303214800.322D-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 3 Mar 1998, teunis wrote:

>  If you were to talk about
> networking, BSD is the standard that Linux follows.

	And follows badly, last I heard...Linux's networking support
doesn't perform as well as *BSDs, and, last I heard, has been rewritten
from scratch 3 times in the past 6 years or so...

  Who wants STREAMS
> anyways?  If you're talking API interface (and here's where I bate
> non-glibc users), GLIBC-2 is the standard for Unix98+.  (I still don't see
> why postgres doesn't support it... though I haven't gotten around to
> writing a patch (or looking recently)...).

	Key reason why we don't support it...nobody except for Linux
currently is using it...

Marc G. Fournier                                
Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 


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