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From: "Manuel Sugawara" <masm(at)fciencias(dot)unam(dot)mx>
To: "Donald Fraser" <demolish(at)cwgsy(dot)net>
Cc: "[ADMIN]" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 12:28 AM
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] Case Insensitive Test
> "Donald Fraser" <demolish(at)cwgsy(dot)net> writes:
> > > Nice work, just two comments (1) the C++ comment style (//) is not
> > > portable for C programs and should be changed and (2) the standard way
> > Fair comment but since it has to be compiled against a valid
> > PosgtreSQL distribution, which all require GNU compilers, I don't
> > see what the problem is.
> PostgreSQL compiles fine with many compilers in many platforms, and
> not only with gcc: it's designed that way with a lot of effort and
> headaches; just check the list of supported plataforms
Ok so it was only a few lines.
Have updated CVS with that minor change.
> > > to distribute this kind of stuff is a tarball, zip is more from the
> > > windows world.
> > Ok its I added the tar.gz file to the distribution, which you'll note it
> > the size of the zip file. May be I don't know how to use tar properly but
> > that's why I used the zip format - it always seems to come out smaller by
> > least a factor of 2.
> Really?, Mine is smaller:
> masm(at)conexa$ ls -l citext.*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 masm masm 7334 sep 25 17:00 citext.zip
> -rw-r--r-- 1 masm masm 7147 sep 25 18:12 citext.tar.gz
> [downloading yours]..., Oh I see: you are using compress(1) instead of
Have now used the -z option as opposed to the -Z option which I didn't realise
there was any difference.
Yes it is now smaller than the .zip version.
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