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Re: pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3

From: Christopher Browne <cbbrowne(at)acm(dot)org>
To: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3
Date: 2005-06-17 02:36:22
Message-ID: m3ekb1g15l.fsf@knuth.cbbrowne.com (view raw or flat)
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In an attempt to throw the authorities off his trail, RMohan(at)arbinet(dot)com ("Mohan, Ross") transmitted:
> Sorry to be dull-minded, but since PG is not threaded (at least on AIX)
> and works fine, why would Slony (threaded or not) have a problem? There
> aren't likely to be thread-to-thread interactions, eg. 

The "slon" application that performs replication *IS* a multi-threaded
application where each of those threads accesses libpq.

--enable-thread-safety is *most certainly* necessary in order for
libpq to be thread-safe so that slon can operate.

That is why "thread safety" is necessary.
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