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Re: patch win32.mak of libpq

From: "Hiroshi Saito" <z-saito(at)guitar(dot)ocn(dot)ne(dot)jp>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>,<pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: patch win32.mak of libpq
Date: 2007-07-26 15:51:08
Message-ID: 00bd01c7cf9c$c8e42070$0d01a8c0@yourc3ftrhkaod (view raw or flat)
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Hi.

From: "Magnus Hagander" 


> On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 10:30:29PM +0900, Hiroshi Saito wrote:
>> >On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 02:36:41PM +0900, Hiroshi Saito wrote:
>> >>Hi Magnus, and Dave.
>> >>
>> >>Sorry, I'm a somewhat late reaction... This is the present correspondence.
>> >>However, VC6 does not support SSAPI. Therefore, the next release makes
>> >>VC6 the outside of an object.
>> >
>> >I think VC6 should support it Ok. You probably just need to upgrade your
>> >Platform SDK to a version that's for Windows 2000 or newer. I think VC6
>> >shipws with the NT4 SDK by default. It looks like it' just missing
>> >secur32.lib.
>> 
>> Ahh yes. However, MS says.!
>> The last SDK that will work with VC 6.0 is the February 2003 Edition.
>> http://www.microsoft.com/msdownload/platformsdk/sdkupdate/
>> this SDK is newer and does not support VC6.:-(
> 
> Ooh. Wasn't aware of that :-( Now I see what you mean.

Yea, It is that there was nothing in public policy....

> 
> Ok. So there are actually two ways to go about it:
> 1) Discontinue support for MSVC6 and require MSVC8
> 
> 2) Change it so that MSVC6 can still build libpq, just not with SSPI
> support. This can be done by conditionally enabling ENABLE_SSPI, so it's
> not that hard.
> 
> The question is, if we go with option 2, is it something that anybody
> actually will *use*?

I desire 1 as formal. However, It contains VC7.1 and VC8.
Moreover, libpq.dll can be used by the module of VC6.

> 
> If I'm not mistaken, one of the original reasons we kept the win32.mak
> method around after we had the "complete msvc build" was for the ODBC
> folks. Are you saying that the ODBC guys are now happy with a MSVC8 build?

Yes, They are offered as comfortable environment. pgAdmin and that's right.!:-)
However, psqlODBC also contains legacy VC6. They will clear a problem by the 
cause libpq.dll wire. Even if it may be adjusted from now on. probably.

Thanks!!

Regards,
Hiroshi Saito

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