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Re: startup failure patch

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>, Pgsql-Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: startup failure patch
Date: 2002-01-03 17:24:47
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> > Agreed on both accounts -- I detest open loop solutions myself.
> > I was going to suggest the retry strategy, but I wasn't sure that such a
> > patch would be accepted at this time.  How should I proceed?
> Code up a patch, test it, send in a diff ... I think the only real risk
> here is to be careful not to write anything unportable.  I believe that
> "until" loops exist even in very old Bourne shells, does anyone think
> differently?

Probably true, but I have never seen 'until' used in a script.

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