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Re: Borland makefile for libpq...

From: "Lester Godwin" <godwin(at)pushcorp(dot)com>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Borland makefile for libpq...
Date: 2002-12-11 13:35:20
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I would say don't do it just yet...  My initial post was premature, and I
have since found several problems and added several improvements to my
original upload.  Thanks to Gerhard Häring, I now know how to create the
proper patch file using diff so I may give it a try myself -- hopefully in
the next few days...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Lester Godwin" <godwin(at)pushcorp(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2002 5:38 PM
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Borland makefile for libpq...


>
> I will manually apply these changes so 7.4 users can use the Borland
> compiler.
>
> Your patch has been added to the PostgreSQL unapplied patches list at:
>
> http://momjian.postgresql.org/cgi-bin/pgpatches
>
> I will try to apply it within the next 48 hours.
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
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>
>
> Lester Godwin wrote:
> > I am new to contributing to open-source project, but I have an interest
in
> > using PostgreSQL for my business on a Linux file server.  My client
> > software, however, will be running on Windows NT workstations developed
> > using Borland C++ Builder.  I was quite disappointed that there was no
way
> > to compile the libpq library using Borland tools, so I "scratched the
itch"
> > and created / modified the attached files to compile the PostgreSQL 7.3
> > libpq static and dynamic libraries.  I had done the same with version
7.2.3,
> > however, many more modifications were required to keep the compiler
happy
> > than with 7.3.
> >
> > Anyhow, I believe that some people out there may find it useful to be
able
> > to compile the libary using the freely downloadable Borland command-line
> > compiler or C++ Builder.  As I mentioned the new make and .def files are
> > attached.  And the win32.h has just has a portion of it #ifdef'd out if
the
> > Borland compiler is used.
> >
> > Please educate me what the proper format/method should be to submit
these
> > files -- or if there is any interest in
> > using them at all.  In any case I am certainly looking forward to using
> > PostgreSQL with C++ Builder!
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Lester Godwin
> > PushCorp, Inc.
> > Tel 972.840.0208 Ext 412
> > Fax 972.840.1046
> > godwin(at)pushcorp(dot)com
> > www.pushcorp.com
>
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