Andres Freund wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2014-08-21 15:25:44 +0000, Baker, Keith [OCDUS Non-J&J] wrote:
> > About SA_RESTART:
> > ------------------------
> > I would like to offer you a different perspective which may alter your 
> > current opinion.
> > I believe the port.h QNX macro replacement for SA_RESTART is still a 
> > reasonable solution on QNX for these reasons:
> > 
> > First, I think it is better to adapt PostgreSQL to suit the platform
> > than to adapt the platform to suit PostgreSQL.
> Well. That might be somewhat true for a popular platform. Which QNX
> really isn't. I personally don't believe your approach to be likely to
> end up with a correct and maintainable port.
> > Changing default behavior of libc on QNX to suit PostgreSQL may break
> > other applications which rely on the current behavior of libc.
> I don't see how *adding* SA_RESTART support which would only be used
> when SA_RESTART is being passed to sigaction(), would do that.

I guess the important question here is how much traction does Keith have
with the QNX development group.

Álvaro Herrera      
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services

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