"Takayuki Tsunakawa" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> From: "Tom Lane" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> the POSIX API provides no way to detect whether anyone else is
>> attached to the segment.  Not being able to tell that is a tremendous
>> robustness hit for us.

> How is this done on Windows?  Is it possible to count the number of
> processes that attach a shared memory?

AFAIK the Windows port is simply wrong/insecure on this point --- it's
one of the reasons you'll never see me recommending Windows as the OS
for a production Postgres server.

                        regards, tom lane

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