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Re: volatile markings to silence compilers

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: volatile markings to silence compilers
Date: 2011-03-17 14:03:43
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On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 12:36 AM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> Looking over the release notes, we have added a few 'volatile' storage
> specifications to variables which are near longjump/TRY blocks to
> silence compilers.  I am worried that these specifications don't clearly
> identify their purpose.  Can we rename these to use a macro for
> 'volatile' that will make their purpose clearer and perhaps their
> removal one day easier?

I don't particularly see the point of this.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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