Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> I guess we could splatter a test for Itanium and Opterion in every port
> that could possibly use it, but then again, if we fall back to not
> finding it for some reason, we don't get a report because we silently
> fall back to semaphores.  That's what has me worried, that if we don't
> do it, we will not know what platforms really aren't working properly.

Agreed, the silent fallback to semaphores isn't such a hot idea in
hindsight.  But the part of the patch that requires a configure option
to use that code path could be applied without touching anything else.

                        regards, tom lane

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