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

From: teunis <teunis(at)mauve(dot)computersupportcentre(dot)com>
To: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)redhat(dot)com>, 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 07:06:14
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.3.96.980304000011.746D-100000@sigil.computersupportcentre.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 4 Mar 1998, Thomas G. Lockhart wrote:

> > 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)...).
> 
> *sigh* Postgres runs just fine on a bug-free version of glibc2. We've heard
> rumors that 2.0.7-pre1 from Debian is close enough, but I can't duplicate that
> on my RH5.0 production box with Cristian's RH glibc2-2.0.7 package.

Then consider that the minimum supported and ignore it... *grin*
Solution found! :)
[GNU takes very long time to fix things toujours]

G'day, eh? :)
	- Teunis

(PS: Linux's kernel networking layer has been extensively rewritten over
the last year and a half.. and is (afaik) considerably faster... at least 
in the 2.1 kernels... though IIRC it was rewritten also in the 1.3
kernels...  The NFS probs were solved in 2.1 a while ago though)


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