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


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