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Re: [BUGS] port v7.0 to SGI-IRIX-6.5.7/64

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Murad Nayal <murad(at)godel(dot)bioc(dot)columbia(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org, bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [BUGS] port v7.0 to SGI-IRIX-6.5.7/64
Date: 2000-05-22 23:56:32
Message-ID: 200005222356.TAA01789@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> I managed to compile (and sort of run) postgres 7.0 to SGI running IRIX
> 6.5.7. I compiled to 64bit libraries. The problems I had were both due
> errors in the configure script as well as postgres configuration files.
> 
> configure problems:
> -------------------
> 1- the program that configure uses to test for namespace std is faulty.
> I had to manually add #define HAVE_NAMESPACE_STD 1 to the top of
> interfaces/libpq++/pgconnection.h

Can you suggest a test that does work on Irix?

> 
> 2- configure badly guesses the type of the 3rd argument to accept(). it
> decided it should be size_t (unsigned int on IRIX) while accept on IRIX
> takes an int. postgres compiles, but accept never retrieves the IP
> address of the connecting client (in StreamConnection() function in the
> file backend/libpq/pqcomm.c). as a result no authentication can happen
> and the postmaster refuses connections regardless of what is in
> pg_hba.conf. the error message is usually something like
> 
> "no pg_hba.conf entry for host localhost user postgres database
> template1"
> 
> here local host is just a default string and apparently will never match
> anything in pg_hba.conf. to fix this i changed line 521 of
> include/config.h
> from:      #define SOCKET_SIZE_TYPE size_t
> to:        #define SOCKET_SIZE_TYPE int

Again, a suggested change?

> 
> postgres problems
> ------------------
> 3- src/pl/tcl/Makefile has a bug. line 69 is
> CFLAGS= $(TCL_CFLAGS_OPTIMIZE)
> that clobbers all CFLAGS included previously. as a result the include
> directories, important to find tcl.h etc. will not be added to the
> options and the compilation stops here complaining that it can't locate
> tcl.h etc.
> I just changed it to
> CFLAGS+= $(TCL_CFLAGS_OPTIMIZE)

Changed.

> 
> 4- I had to change line 8 of   interfaces/odbc/isqlext.h
>   from     # include       <isql.h>
>   to       # include       "isql.h"
> to force the inclusion of the local isql.h

Changed.  Will appear in 7.0.1.


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