- Luke

On 10/3/06 2:58 PM, "Mark Kirkwood" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Neil Conway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>>> Given the time that has been spent working around
>>> the braindamaged behavior of qsort() on various platforms, I would be
>>> more inclined to *always* use our qsort() instead of the platform's
>>> version.
>> I've been heard to argue against that in the past, but I'm beginning to
>> see the merit of the idea.  One good reason for doing it is that we
>> could stop worrying about the possibility of large-scale memory leaks
>> due to erroring out of glibc's qsort --- in particular it would be OK
>> to add CHECK_FOR_INTERRUPTS into the comparison callback as was
>> requested recently.
> I think this is a great idea - having predictable sort performance on
> all platforms makes a lot of sense.
> Cheers
> Mark
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