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Re: Re: Call for platforms

From: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alexander Klimov <ask(at)wisdom(dot)weizmann(dot)ac(dot)il>, thomas(at)pgsql(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: Call for platforms
Date: 2001-03-26 16:18:33
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> >> Suddenly I obtain access to
> >> ULTRIX black 4.3 1 RISC
> > Uh ... what kind of processor is that?  Offhand I don't see any
> > indication that any of the entries in s_lock.h are supposed to work
> > for Ultrix.

As mentioned earlier, Ultrix on RISC means that it is a MIPS processor.
DEC implemented OSF-1 for their Alpha processors.

> I suspect that some one of the implementations in s_lock.h was intended
> to be usable on Ultrix, and we've somehow dropped the declarations
> needed to make it go.  You might want to pull down an old tarball (6.3
> or before) and look at how it compiles the s_lock support on Ultrix.

Any hints for Alexander on how to do it *if* it is a MIPS processor?

                      - Thomas

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