Re: [PATCH] Add native windows on arm64 support

From: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
To: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
Cc: Niyas Sait <niyas(dot)sait(at)linaro(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)gmail(dot)com>, Julien Rouhaud <rjuju123(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add native windows on arm64 support
Date: 2022-08-27 02:33:51
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On Thu, Aug 25, 2022 at 08:29:43PM -0700, Andres Freund wrote:
> It's really not great that 7f3e17b4827 disabled randomization without even a
> comment as to why...

This story is on this thread, with some processes not able to start:

> There actually seems to have been a lot of work in that area. See 617dc6d299c
> / bcbf2346d69 and as well as the retrying in 45e004fb4e39. Those weren't
> prevented by us disabling ASLR.

Indeed. 45e004f looks like the most interesting bit here. FWIW, I
would not mind re-enabling that on HEAD, as of something like the
attached. I have done a dozen of runs without seeing a test failure,
and knowing that we don't support anything older than Win10 makes me
feel safer about this change. Any objections?

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