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Re: Re: PostgreSQL for WinNT

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: Fred Yankowski <fred(at)ontosys(dot)com>
Cc: Pgsql-Ports <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: PostgreSQL for WinNT
Date: 2001-04-13 16:18:46
Message-ID: 20010413121846.R212@dothill.com (view raw or flat)
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Fred,

On Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 10:28:17AM -0500, Fred Yankowski wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 10:27:03AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > I'm quite willing to include ODBC support in my distribution.  However I
> > will only include a Cygwin psqlodbc.dll -- including a straight Win32 one
> > is confusing and could cause some problems.  There are too many Cygwin
> > to non-Cygwin interaction problems on the Cygwin mailing list already...
> 
> OTOH, wouldn't a non-Cygwin DLL be useful for those cases where the
> client machine isn't running the postgres/postmaster service, but
> wants to access such a service on a remote machine?

Good point, but...

> It would be a
> shame to have to install Cygwin just to allow that ODBC DLL to run.

..one would only have to install cygwin1.dll -- not all of Cygwin.

Jason

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