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Re: [HACKERS] Question on win32 semaphore simulation

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: Qingqing Zhou <zhouqq(at)cs(dot)toronto(dot)edu>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Peter(dot)Brant(at)wicourts(dot)gov
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Question on win32 semaphore simulation
Date: 2006-05-08 02:39:52
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > While we have installed a Win32-specific semaphore implementation for
> > CVS HEAD, what do we want do apply for the back branches, 8.0.X and
> > 8.1.X.  Is this the patch that should be applied?
> Leave 'em alone.  That code has zero field validation, and should
> certainly not get shipped until it's survived a beta-test cycle.

Uh, this is a bug fix, and the patch I am asking about is not the Win32
semaphore reimplementation but a more limited fix.  Here is the problem

The test request:

and the successful test run:

We don't require bug fixes to go through beta testing.

  Bruce Momjian

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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