"Dave Page" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> Tom's recent patch to improve stale lockfile detection
>> included a call to getppid() which doesn't exist on Windows.
>> There is no clean way to implement one (previously discussed
>> on hackers-win32) hence the attach patch simply #ifdefs out the call.

Done.  I think this is no real problem for Windows, since its
implementation of the kill(pid,0) check is not going to be fooled
by parent processes anyway.

                        regards, tom lane

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