Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> example, we have *no* evidence to suggest that that NOFIXADE stuff in
> >> main.c is needed on platforms that don't define __alpha.  I would tend
> >> to take an "if it ain't broke don't fix it" approach, especially on
> >> platforms we don't have handy to test.
> > The problem was that certain cases tested for __alpha__ and some
> > __alpha --- same with __sparc.
> My point is that without testing, you have no way to know that that
> variation is not correct, and perhaps even necessary.  Given that this
> code has been through many releases already, I think the odds that you
> are breaking something are higher than the odds that you are fixing
> something.  I think you should leave well enough alone until we get an
> actual bug report showing that there's a problem.

OK, removed __alpha__ tests from main.c, and documented that they aren't
being used, so we know it is a concious decision.  I left the __alpha__
in s_lock.h because of course that is generic.

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