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Re: Perl 5.10 vs. PG 8.4 on Win32

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Pg Bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Perl 5.10 vs. PG 8.4 on Win32
Date: 2009-05-15 14:44:32
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On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:

> Ho, that's pretty curious.  The first two messages are the trace of the
> atexit hook I recently installed, which means something called exit()
> or the moral equivalent thereof.  I wouldn't really expect that to
> happen in a crash situation ... is Windows dumb enough to try to run
> the atexit hooks of a crashed process?

Hmm, the MSDN docs don't say whether or not it will. A quick test,
forcing a crash by writing beyond the end of a char array shows that
it does follow spec and doesn't call the hooks.

Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:

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