Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 08:31:54AM -0400, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> > The situation with this patch is that I now have it in a state where I 
> > think it could be applied, but there is one blocker, namely that we do 
> > not have a way of preventing the interleaving of log messages from 
> > different backends, which leads to garbled logs. This is an existing 
> > issue about which we have had complaints, but it becomes critical for a 
> > facility the whole purpose of which is to provide logs in a format 
> > guaranteed to work with our COPY command.
> The whole semantics of PIPEBUF should prevent garbling, as long as each
> write is a complete set of lines and no more than PIPEBUF bytes long.
> Have we determined the actual cause of the garbling?

No, that's the main problem -- but it has been reported to happen on
entries shorter than PIPE_BUF chars.

Alvaro Herrera                     
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 en duras y empinadas sillas    / desprovistas, por cierto
 de blandos atenuantes"                          (Patricio Vogel)

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