On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 04:51:33PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> No, syslogger is single-threaded so it can't be at fault.  The
> interleaving must be happening when the data is inserted into the pipe
> that leads to syslogger.  We've got multiple backends concurrently
> writing that pipe, remember.
> BTW, although I'm blaming stdio here, it's conceivable that it is
> issuing messages in a single write() and the kernel is failing to keep
> the writes atomic, as I think is required by spec if the write is for
> less than PIPEBUF bytes.  So Tim might want to compare exact kernel
> versions as well as exact libc versions between the misbehaving machine
> and the others.

I've compared the libc and kernel versions between a misbehaving machine and a
machine that is logging properly and they're the same:

bos.rte.libc C F libc Library
bos.mp64:bos.mp64: : :A:F:Base Operating System 64-bit
Multiprocessor Runtime

Tim Goodaire    416-673-4126    [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Database Team Lead, Afilias Canada Corp.

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