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Re: IpcMemoryDetach fails under Cygwin on Win98

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jamie Walker <jamie(at)sagaxis(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: IpcMemoryDetach fails under Cygwin on Win98
Date: 2001-02-04 23:32:35
Message-ID: 200102042332.SAA17600@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> In article <200102042141(dot)QAA14198(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Bruce Momjian
> <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes
> >> Is there any reason why the FAQ suggests that it will only work on NT
> >> and not on Win98?
> >
> >Did you read all of the FAQ?
> >
> >    The database server does not run on MS Windows
> >    9X because Cygwin does not support the required features on those
> >    platforms. We have no plan to do a native port to any Microsoft
> >    platform.
> I only read the platform specific FAQ, but I remember reading the above
> a while back.
> 
> My point was, it seems to run quite well under Win98 on my PC. Which is
> great cause I can shove it on the laptop and take it on holiday with me
> to play with! :)

What!  That is the first I have ever heard it runs on Win98.  I assume
you are running Cygwin.  Maybe the newer version has the stuff we need. 
Can you supply the cygwin version?

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