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Re: Solaris source code

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Naomi Walker <nwalker(at)eldocomp(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Solaris source code
Date: 2001-07-05 21:27:38
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> At 04:30 PM 7/5/01 -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >I have purchased the Solaris source code from Sun for $80.  (I could
> >have downloaded it for free after faxing them an 11 page contract, but I
> >decided I wanted the CD's.)  See the slashdot story at:
> >
> >
> >
> >My hope is that I can use the source code to help debug Solaris
> >PostgreSQL problems.  It includes source for the kernel and all user
> >programs. The code is similar to *BSD kernels.  It is basically Unix
> >SvR4 with Sun's enhancements.  It has both AT&T and Sun copyrights on
> >the files.
> Bruce,
> We are about to roll out PostgreSQL on Solaris, and I am interested in any 
> Solaris specific gotcha's.  Do you have some specifics in mind, or was this 
> just general preventive maintenance type steps?

Preventative. I have heard Solaris has higher context switching and that
may effect us because we use processes instead of threads.

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