On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 5:09 PM, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
> On 2014-09-09 13:52:40 -0400, Robert Haas wrote:
>> I had forgotten that it needed an update. Thanks for the reminder. Here's
> I've attached a incremental patch fixing minor gripes. Other than that I
> think you can go ahead with this once the buildfarm accepts the sparc
> fixes (man, those machines are slow. spoonbill apparently takes ~5h for
> one run).
> I've done a read through s_lock.h and the only remaining potential issue
> that I see is that I have no idea if unixware's tas() is actually a safe
> compiler barrier (it is a memory barrier). And I really, really can't
> make myself care.
* It is the responsibility of these macros to make sure that the compiler
* does not re-order accesses to shared memory to precede the actual lock
- * acquisition, or follow the lock release. Prior to PostgreSQL 9.5, this
- * was the caller's responsibility, which meant that callers had to use
+ * acquisition, or following the lock release. Prior to PostgreSQL 9.5,
+ * this was the caller's responsibility, which meant that callers had to use
AFAICS my version is right and your version is grammatically
incorrect. "re-order to proceed or follow" uses the same verb tense in
both branches of the or; "re-order to proceed or following" does not.
I agree that if there are problems on UnixWare, we can let anyone who
cares about UnixWare submit a patch to fix them.
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