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Re: 7.0.2 regressions testing on Sparc running 2.5.1

From: ghaverla(at)freenet(dot)edmonton(dot)ab(dot)ca
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 7.0.2 regressions testing on Sparc running 2.5.1
Date: 2000-09-01 23:59:26
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On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Tom Lane wrote:

> ghaverla(at)freenet(dot)edmonton(dot)ab(dot)ca writes:
> > Is this normal, that it is the same in 2 modules, but not 
> > the third?
> Looks normal enough to me --- that's just from the linker merging
> modules together.
> My bet is that you are chasing the wrong idea.  I doubt there's anything
> special about CurrentMemoryContext; probably it just happens to be the
> first symbol the linker tries (and fails) to link while loading your
> shared object file.  I'd be looking at issues like whether you have
> things configured for dynamic shared-object linking at all.  For
> example, on HPUX it's necessary to use a special linker switch (-E,
> I think) while linking the main "postgres" executable, or else its
> global symbols won't be set up to be accessible by dynamically loaded
> objects.  Dunno if there's a similar incantation needed on your
> platform, but that seems like the sort of issue to be looking at.

Okay, I'll try one more day of trying to build this (Tuesday
I guess).  If I am still not get anywhere I will have to go
pick up a binary that someone else has fought with.  If
anyone ese has words of wisdom to help, they would be much

Have a great Labour Day weekend people!

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