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Re: [HACKERS] xlog.c.patch for cygwin port.

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, yutaka tanida <yutaka(at)marin(dot)or(dot)jp>, Alexei Zakharov <A(dot)S(dot)Zakharov(at)inp(dot)nsk(dot)su>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] xlog.c.patch for cygwin port.
Date: 2000-03-08 05:42:06
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.21.0003080141310.591-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 7 Mar 2000, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> > Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > > This looks interesting.  We could remove some of our ifwin cruft.
> > 
> > I have been thinking for quite some time that most of the CYGWIN32
> > ifdefs represent very poor programming.  Instead of zillions of
> > 
> > #ifndef __CYGWIN32__
> > 	fd = open(filename, O_RDONLY, 0666);
> > #else
> > 	fd = open(filename, O_RDONLY | O_BINARY, 0666);
> > #endif
> > 
> > we should have in one include file something like
> 
> Do we ever assign a function pointer for open() anywhere.  If so, the
> define will not work without some kind of wrapper, right?

Okay, I'm lost ... if we "#define OPEN_FLAGS .." and not the open itself,
why would we need some kind of wrapper?



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