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Re: New win32 signals patch (3)

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: "Claudio Natoli" <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>,"pgsql-hackers-win32" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: New win32 signals patch (3)
Date: 2004-02-04 16:18:20
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"Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net> writes:
> The limit for select on win32 is actually 64, which is horribly low in
> many cases.

Wow, that small and they don't have poll()?  Whatta bunch of bozos.

> But as it is right now, select() is only used in the
> postmaster and in the pgstat process, neither of which use any large
> number of fds. Since we only select() on sockets, and not the files.

Okay.  I thought I had seen something about using select() in the
context of catching signals, in which case it'd be necessary to use it
in all backends.  But if not then we can probably live with the small
fd_set size.

			regards, tom lane

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