Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Freitag, 24. September 2004 11:06 schrieb Magnus Hagander:
> > > (Btw., the Windows port defines pid_t as unsigned long;
> > > that's surely wrong.)
> >
> > In what way is that wrong? A PID on Windows is a DWORD, which is an
> > unsigned long. Or am I missing something (probably..)?
> The mingw header files define pid_t as int, so we shouldn't redefine it in the 
> first place.  The rest of the POSIX world also assumes that pid_t is signed, 
> so you might break a bunch of interfaces if it's not.  Note that this is 
> independent of the fact that the actual process identifiers are all positive, 
> both on Windows and on Unix systems.
> (Tertiary note: Never #define one type to another, always use typedef.)

I have fixed the Win32 type defines and removed the pid_t because as you
mentioned it was not needed.  We only have these left and converted to
        typedef int uid_t;
        typedef int gid_t;
        typedef long key_t;

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