Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
> On 2014-05-29 08:49:38 -0400, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> Well, we could have just hacked up that particular header check to do
>> what we want.
> Still wouldn't have solved that ossp already didn't work on several
> platforms at all anymore and is likely to work on even fewer in 5 years.
Yeah. The problem is not with the header check, it's with the fact that
OSSP UUID is basically broken on several modern platforms. We were
going to have to do something about that pretty soon anyway. I agree that
this isn't the most ideal time in the dev cycle to do something about it,
but fixing portability issues is one of the expected beta-time activities,
no? That's really what this is.
regards, tom lane
 Quite aside from compilation problems, yesterday's testing results
suggest that it can't read the system MAC address at all on Debian:
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