On 2014-06-19 11:00:51 -0400, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Merlin Moncure wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 7:07 AM, Abhijit Menon-Sen <a...@2ndquadrant.com> 
> > wrote:
> > > Let's not pretend to support platforms we have no practical way of
> > > verifying.
> > 
> > This is key.  The buildfarm defines the set of platforms we support.
> This means that either Renesas should supply us with a bunch of
> buildfarm members for their SuperH and M32R stuff, or they should be
> considered unsupported as well.

Hm. I've missed SuperH in my comparison - it's not actually documented
to be a supported platform...

> I don't really care all that much about Linux and the glibc situation on
> M32R; I mean that platform is weird enough that it might well have its
> own, unheard-of Unix clone.

They have their own compiler for a some realtime os (not posix-y and
discontinued!) - but that doesn't support the gcc syntax used by
s_lock.h. So it's already not supported.

> But if people expect to use Postgres on it, we need BF members.

Yes. But I think it's exceedingly unlikely.


Andres Freund

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