On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 10:03:46AM -0400, Robert Haas wrote: > On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > > Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> writes: > >> Very good point. I have modified the patch to add this block in all > >> cases where it was missing. I started to wonder about the comment and > >> if the Mingw fix was released. Based on some research, I see this as > >> fixed in mingw-runtime-3.2, released 2003-10-10. That's pretty old. > > > > Yeah. I would vote for removing that code in all branches. There is no > > reason to suppose somebody is going to install 8.4.22 on a machine that > > they haven't updated mingw on since 2003. Or, if you prefer, just remove > > it in HEAD --- but going around and *adding* more copies seems like > > make-work. The fact that we've not heard complaints about the omissions > > is good evidence that nobody's using the buggy mingw versions anymore. > > I don't think it is. Right now we're not checking errno *at all* in a > bunch of these places, so we're sure not going to get complaints about > doing it incorrectly in those places. Or do I need more caffeine?
You are correct. This code is seriously broken and I am susprised we have not gotten more complaints. Good thing readdir/closedir rarely fail. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + Everyone has their own god. + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers