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Re: Case Insensitive Test

From: "Donald Fraser" <demolish(at)cwgsy(dot)net>
To: "[ADMIN]" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Case Insensitive Test
Date: 2003-09-25 23:52:16
Message-ID: 013001c383c0$0dc35350$1664a8c0@DEMOLITION (view raw or flat)
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----- Original Message -----
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
twice
> > 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
at
> > 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
> gzip.

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.

Cheers
Donald



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