Tom Lane wrote:
> Magnus Hagander <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Ick.
> > The reason not to do so was to avoid having to do the two filesystem
> > calls for *every* stat, instead just calling them both when we
> > actually need to use the st_size member.
> I don't think that's worth (a) the code uglification, or (b) the
> chance of a bug later due to someone not knowing they need the
> special version of stat().  Are there any stat() calls that are in
> sufficiently performance-critical paths that it really matters?  How
> much slower is the second call, anyway?

Not sure really, the VM I'm working on now is so slow I can't measure
these things properly anyway. Probably not enough to matter compared to
other things - I'll try it that way to see if I can notice any
significant difference.

Trying to prepare a patch that does it the normal way, but so far I'm
failing rather miserably. The *struct* stat is already redefined on
win32, so whenever I try #undef or so it conflicts with that :-( Since
there is no way to #undef only the parametrized version.

Though right now I have the backend linking properly even though a
bunch of files refer to pgwin32_safestat() and I've actually removed
the implementation of the function, so maybe I just need to go to bed...


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