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Re: Small changes to facilitate Win32 port

From: "Christopher Kings-Lynne" <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: "Katherine Ward" <kward6(at)yahoo(dot)com>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Small changes to facilitate Win32 port
Date: 2002-05-30 22:06:44
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It's more likely that your changes will go through if you just submit a
patch!

cvs diff -c

Chris

----- Original Message -----
From: "Katherine Ward" <kward6(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 2:33 PM
Subject: [HACKERS] Small changes to facilitate Win32 port


> Hi there.  I'm yet another developer working full-time on a native windows
> port.  I'm also working closely with Jan Wieck (next office).  I know
there is
> a reluctance to modify the code base to support native win32, and I
realize
> that no decision has yet been made.  However, ...
>
> A few of the identifier names used in postgres collide with WIN32 or MFC
names.
>  To keep my working copy of the code as close to the released source as
> possible, I do have some superficial changes that I would like to put in
the
> code base early:
>
> 1.  Rename to avoid structures/functions with same name:
> a.  PROC => PGPROC
> b.  GetUserName() => GetUserNameFromId()
> c.  GetCurrentTime() => GetCurrentDateTime()
>
> 2.  Add _P to the following lex/yacc tokens to avoid collisions
> CONST, CHAR, DELETE, FLOAT, GROUP, IN, OUT
>
> 3.  Rename two local macros
> a.  MEM_FREE => MEM_FREE_IT in backend/utils/hash/dynahash.c
> b.  IGNORE => IGNORE_TOK in include/utils/datetime.h &
> backend/utils/adt/datetime.c
>
> Thanks,
> Katie Ward
> kward6(at)yahoo(dot)com
>
>
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