On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 9:55 AM, Ants Aasma <a...@cybertec.at> wrote: > FWIW, I think that if we approach coding lock free algorithms > correctly - i.e. "which memory barriers can we avoid while being > safe", instead of "which memory barriers we need to add to become > safe" - then supporting Alpha isn't a huge amount of extra work.
Alpha is completely irrelevant, so I would not like to expend the tiniest effort on supporting it. If there is someone using a very much legacy architecture like this, I doubt that even they will appreciate the ability to upgrade to the latest major version. -- Peter Geoghegan -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers