1.5.8 release announcement

Pierre A. Humblet Pierre.Humblet@ieee.org
Mon Mar 15 22:17:00 GMT 2004

Jason Tishler wrote:
> Chris,
> On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 02:27:28PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > If all of my tests continue to work, I plan on releasing this tomorrow.
> >
> > Any additions or corrections to the below text are welcome.
> Just a heads up, but PostgreSQL does not shutdown cleanly with the
> 2004-Mar-12 snapshot.  Specifically, it appears to receive the shutdown
> signal sent (e.g., SIGINT), but then hangs.  FWIW, PostgreSQL shutdowns
> cleanly under 1.5.7.  I will dig deeper tomorrow.

Now that you mention it, I just tried exim. The daemon shutdowns OK but
there are abnormal entries in the exim log file:

2041761103 [main] exim 356 proc_subproc: couldn't get proc lock. what 4, val 2292680
repeated 6 times
> Please free feel to release 1.5.8 anyways.  We need a release and I'm
> not sure this should hold things up.

Same here. 


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