On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 06:50:06PM +0900, Takayuki Tsunakawa wrote:
> From: "Magnus Hagander" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Are you entirely sure that ntstatus.h is where to look? Because per
> > whatever docs I've found, that contains "device driver errors" and
> *not*
> > exception codes.
> 
> Yes, what you are pointing out is correct.  winbase.h and winnt.h
> should be consulted instead of ntstatus.h.  See the the section
> "Return Value" in the following page:
> 
> http://msdn2.microsoft.com/ru-ru/library/ms679356.aspx
> 
> Furthermore, the message is meaningless for users because they can do
> nothing with the information.  So, I think the message should say
> something like
> 
> child process was terminated by exception %X
> This seems to be a bug of PostgreSQL.
> Please report this message with the details of the phynomenon to
> PostgreSQL developers.
> 
> 
> What do you think?

I think that's incorrect information to the user :-(
If the child terminates with exit(1), we will then say "child process
was terminated by exception 1. This seems to be a bug", which is clearly
not true.

Unless you know a sure way of determining if the exitcode is a normal
exitcode or an exception code.

//Magnus

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