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Re: PostgreSQL on Cygwin

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: Terry Carlin <terry(at)greatbridge(dot)com>
Cc: Pgsql-Cygwin <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL on Cygwin
Date: 2001-07-16 20:41:28
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On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 08:28:28PM +0000, Terry Carlin wrote:
> I guess I confused you. I think the snapshot that Dmitry Yurtaev 
> mentioned was of Cygwin snapshot 20010615 not of PostgreSQL.
> I am downloading the latest snapshot of Cygwin as I am typing this 
> message.
> Will publish my results as soon as I can get the testing in.

Does your testing do any DROP TABLE commands?  If so, then please heed my
warning below:

> On 7/16/01, 1:57:22 PM, Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com (Jason Tishler) wrote 
> regarding Re: PostgreSQL on Cygwin:
> > Unfortunately, there is a bug in the current Cygwin CVS that causes
> > PostgreSQL to hang during a DROP TABLE. See the following for details:
> >
> > I can email you a Cygwin DLL built from Cygwin CVS on 6/28/01 with the
> > problematic patch already removed or you can use the 6/16/01 snapshot
> > which is the last official snapshot that does not have this problem.
> > Either one is after 6/15/01, which Dmitry claims no longer has this
> > resource leak. Let me know which way you want to go.


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