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Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL supported platform report and a patch.

From: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
To: "Billy G(dot) Allie" <Bill(dot)Allie(at)mug(dot)org>, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL supported platform report and a patch.
Date: 2002-11-07 05:27:31
Message-ID: 11790000.1036646851@lerlaptop.lerctr.org (view raw or flat)
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We already have success messages from Olivier Prenant for 7.3B4 on 8.0.0, 
and me for 7.1.3.

I don't believe your changes are necessary.



--On Wednesday, November 06, 2002 22:57:26 -0500 "Billy G. Allie" 
<Bill(dot)Allie(at)mug(dot)org> wrote:

> I am including a set of 4 small patches that enable PostgreSQL 7.3b3 to
> build successfully on OpenUnix 8.0.  These same patches should also work
> for UnixWare 7.x.  I will confirm that tomorrow (Nov 7, 2002).
>
> Here is an explanation of the patches:
>
> 1. An update of the FAQ_SCO file.
>
> 2. This patch removes a static declaration of a in-line function in
>    src/backend/utils/sort/tuplesort.c
>
> 3. This patch to src/makefiles/Makefile.unixware, together with the patch
> to    src/Makefile.global.in allows any addition library search
> directories (added    with the configure --with-libraries option) to be
> added to the rpath option     sent to the linker.  The use of a different
> variable to pass the addition     search paths was necessary to avoid a
> circular reference to LDFLAGS.
>
> 4. This patch creates the variable (trpath) used by the patch to
>    Makefile.unixware.  This patch would also be for other platforms that
> would     have to add the additional library search paths to  the rpath
> linker option.    See Makefile.unixware for an example of how to do this.
>
> After applying these patches, PostgreSQL successfully compiled on
> OpenUnix 8  and it passed all the regression tests.
>



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