Neil Conway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 15:44 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> 1. Switch to using port/qsort.c all the time.
>> 2. Add a "qsort_arg" function that is identical to qsort except it also
>> passes a void pointer through to the comparison function.  This will
>> allow us to get rid of the non-reentrant static variable and extra
>> level of function call in tuplesort.c.
>> 3. Insert a CHECK_FOR_INTERRUPTS() call as was requested back in July.
>> With glibc out of the way, there's no longer a reason to fear memory
>> leakage from cancelling a sort.

> +1 from me.

> I can implement this (for 8.3, naturally), unless you'd prefer to do it
> yourself.

I was planning to do it right now, on the grounds that #2 and #3 are bug
fixes, and that fixing the existing memory leakage hazard is a good
thing too.

                        regards, tom lane

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