> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vince Vielhaber [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: 30 January 2003 09:17
> To: Ron Mayer
> Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [mail] Re: [HACKERS] Windows Build System
> On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Ron Mayer wrote:
> > Cool irony in the automated .sig on the mailinglist software...
> > On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Vince Vielhaber wrote:
> > > ...
> > > hammering the betas is a far cry from an "industrial-strength
> > > solution". ... TIP 4: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster
> > Sounds like you're basically saying is
> > _do_ 'kill -9' the postmaster...
> > and make sure it recovers gracefully when testing for an
> > strength solution".
> Not what I said at all.
It's not far off, but it's quite amusing none the less.
What I read from your postings it that you are demanding more rigourous
testing for a new major feature *prior* to it being comitted to CVS in a
dev cycle than I think we ever gave any previous new feature even in the
beta test phase. I don't object to testing, and have been thinking about
coding something to address Tom's concerns, but let's demand heavy
testing for the right reasons, not just to try to justify not doing a
I would also point out that we already list the Cygwin port of
PostgreSQL as supported. Who ever gave that the kind of testing people
are demanding now? I think the worst case scenario will be that our
Win32 port is far better than the existing 'supported' solution.
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