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Re: darwin pgsql patches

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: Peter Bierman <bierman(at)apple(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: darwin pgsql patches
Date: 2000-12-01 07:01:40
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Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu> writes:
>> I'm thinking of creating a darwin_startup() called from
>> backend/main/main.c that would check the system version and abort the
>> startup if the system version is too old.

> ... this seems to be overkill.

I agree with Thomas here: platform-specific warts with a short life
expectancy are a bad idea.  We have more than enough warts already.
We don't need to hard-wire a check that tells people running on a
beta OS release that that beta has bugs.

			regards, tom lane

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