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Re: [PATCH] "could not reattach to shared memory" onWindows

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tsutomu Yamada <tsutomu(at)sraoss(dot)co(dot)jp>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] "could not reattach to shared memory" onWindows
Date: 2009-07-14 15:28:47
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Tsutomu Yamada wrote:
> >> This patch using VirtualAlloc()/VirtualFree() to avoid failing in
> >> reattach to shared memory.
> > Since this fixes a very annoying bug present in older versions, I think
> > this should be backpatched all the way back to 8.2.
> Agreed, but first we need some evidence that it actually fixes the
> problem.  How can we acquire such evidence?

Send the patch to the people who has reported trouble and see if it
seems gone?  If somebody is able to build patched Win32 packages I could
point a couple of guys in the spanish list to them.

Alvaro Herrera                      
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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