Subject: Re: ingres and atomicity
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/13/2005 17:28:15
In article <>,
James K. Lowden <> wrote:
>Back to the future: Ingres is free again.  If you google "ingres
>" you get a lot of messages about the group, and some
>ancient ones about the original RDBMS from Berkeley.  You may know CA
>released it as open source.  I thought I'd try my hand at porting it. 
>Since going commercial, Ingres grew threads, about which it seems I'll
>have to learn.  
>My first real difficulty has to do with "atomic clear".  The build
>requires it:
>	#error : must define an atomic clear

I think that the best way to make progress is to follow what Linux
does, and mark it XXX:jkl or something where you need to re-visit it.