On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 6:42 AM, Amit kapila <amit.kap...@huawei.com> wrote: > On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 7:07 PM Amit Kapila wrote: > On Monday, September 10, 2012 8:20 PM Amit Kapila wrote: > On Sunday, September 09, 2012 1:37 PM Amit Kapila wrote: > On Friday, September 07, 2012 11:19 PM Tom Lane wrote: > Heikki Linnakangas <hlinn...@iki.fi> writes: >>>>> Would socketpair(2) be simpler? > > > >>>>>I've not done anything yet about the potential security issues >>>>>associated with untrusted libpq connection strings. I think this >>>>is still at the proof-of-concept stage; in particular, it's probably >>>> time to see if we can make it work on Windows before we worry more >>>>about that. > >>> I have started working on this patch to make it work on Windows. The 3 > main things to make it work are: > >>The patch which contains Windows implementation as well is attached with this >>mail. It contains changes related to following >>1. waitpid >>2. socketpair >>3. fork-exec > >>The following is still left: >> 1. Error handling in all paths > > The modified version 2 contains error handling in all paths.
I didn't see that this patch was added to a commitfest -- should it have been? I very much like Tom's proposed starting point for this feature as a replacement for --single. Hate to see this die on the vine. Would some testing on windows be what's needed to get the ball rolling? merlin -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers