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Re: test/example does not support win32.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Hiroshi Saito <z-saito(at)guitar(dot)ocn(dot)ne(dot)jp>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Subject: Re: test/example does not support win32.
Date: 2009-12-30 16:09:30
Message-ID: 17899.1262189370@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> On reflection I think it's just wrong to expect that the examples will
>> compile out-of-the-box on every platform.

> That would be all good and well if we didn't already rely on the 
> configure setup. But we do - the Makefile includes src/Makefile.global, 
> which is built by configure.

That makefile is not part of the examples.  It wouldn't get copied and
pasted into someone's source code.

> Anyway, let's see how far we can get with including some standard header 
> files.

Sure, no objection to that.  It's when somebody starts wanting to use
HAVE_FOO symbols that I get unhappy.

			regards, tom lane

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