In message <22687(dot)1106872653(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Tom Lane writes:
>Kenneth Lareau <elessar(at)numenor(dot)org> writes:
>> In message <22095(dot)1106869848(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Tom Lane writes:
>>> Could you truss that and see what it does?
>> Here's the relevant truss output from 'mkdir /software/postgresql-8.0.0'
>> on my Solaris 9 system:
>> 10832: mkdir("/software/postgresql-8.0.0", 0777) Err#89 ENOSYS
>> 10832: stat64("/software/postgresql-8.0.0", 0xFFBFFA38) = 0
>> It's doing the stat after the mkdir attempt it seems, and coming back
>> with the correct response. Hmm, maybe I should look at the Solaris 8
>> code for the mkdir command...
>Well, the important point is that the stat does succeed. I'm not going
>to put in anything as specific as a check for ENOSYS, but it seems
>reasonable to try the stat first and mkdir only if stat fails.
>I've applied the attached patch.
> regards, tom lane
Tom, thank you very much for the patch, it worked like a charm.
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