On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 03:00:03PM -0700, Jerry Asher wrote:
> I sent this message to pg-cygwin four days ago and looked forward to your
> Since perhaps you missed it, please excuse me if I send it direct to you now.
> Basically, I am trying to build the client libraries for postgres so that I
> can build a postgres driver into the aolserver open source webserver. (I
> have a rather large application (the openacs toolkit) that uses aolserver
> and the postgres driver (on linux) and cannot change this application over
> to odbc for technical and cultural reasons.)
> Anyway, I need to build the client libraries.
> As I mention below, the instructions that come with pg on how to do this
> are Visual C++ oriented, most likely since the original author was not
> aware of the cygwin project.
> Have you tried to build the client libraries using just gcc and cygwin
> tools? Can you offer any hints or advice?
You can try Mingw or Cygwin's gcc -mno-cygwin, but I have never tried to
do this myself. Otherwise, you can download a pre-built (using MSVC++),
*BUT UNTESTED* libpq.dll and libpqdll.lib from:
Director, Software Engineering Phone: 732.264.8770 x235
Dot Hill Systems Corp. Fax: 732.264.8798
82 Bethany Road, Suite 7 Email: Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com
Hazlet, NJ 07730 USA WWW: http://www.dothill.com
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