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Re: Committing Resources to Win32

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Committing Resources to Win32
Date: 2003-11-12 04:05:20
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Hello,
>   I have arranged to have 1 full time dedicated programmer to the Win32 
> port. I
> can commit this person for 320 hours. I may also be able to add an 
> additional
> full time programmer (for a total of 2) to the win32 project in a short 
> period of time.
> However before I commit the resources I would like to get an idea of the 
> direction
> the project is going.
>   Specifically, I believe and through conversations with several Win32 
> programmers
> I know, that using create process is a bad idea and that we should move to
> a threaded model (at least for Win32).
>   What are people's thoughts on this. Is there a development plan for 
> the Win32
> version that I perhaps haven't seen or are we just kind of hacking it as 
> we go along?

Basically, I think we are going in the right direction on the Win32

If we need threading in the future, we can add it but the basic work
still needs to be done, and I think CreateProcess will be a minor issue.

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