Andres Freund <> writes:
> On 2017-04-20 19:23:28 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> or are the HANDLEs in a Windows WaitEventSet not inheritable
>> resources?

> I think we have control over that. According to
> CreateProcess() has to be called with bInheritHandles = true (which we
> do for backends), and SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES.bInheritHandle has to be true
> too.  The latter we already only do for InitSharedLatch(), but not for
> InitLatch(), nor for the WSACreateEvent's created for sockets - those
> apparently can never be inherited.

> So that kind of sounds like it should be doable.

Ah, good.  I'll add a comment about that and press on.

                        regards, tom lane

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