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From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, ITAGAKI Takahiro <itagaki(dot)takahiro(at)oss(dot)ntt(dot)co(dot)jp>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Win32 WEXITSTATUS too
Date: 2007-01-22 22:46:46
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >> OK, maybe /doc or src/tools.  A more radical approach would be to put
> >> the list in our documentation, or have initdb install it.
> > Why not put it in techdocs or some such?
> I think we've learned by now that putting copies of other peoples' code
> in our tree isn't such a hot idea; what is going to cause it to be
> updated when things change?  How do you know the values are even the
> same across all the Windows versions we support?
> Basically this whole idea is misconceived.  Just print the number and
> have done.

And how do people interpret that number?

  Bruce Momjian   bruce(at)momjian(dot)us

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

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