On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 12:40:47PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com> writes:
> > The bottom line is should I be using
> > make -C src/include install-all-headers
> > instead of
> > make -C src/include install
> > or is PoPy's use of non-client-side headers incorrect?
> If PoPy is client-side code and not something that loads into the
> server, then I'd discourage it from using any headers that are not
> installed by default in 7.1. Which headers are in question here,
The following are (some of) the headers in question:
> and what breaks if you don't include them?
I don't know. I was just helping someone build Cygwin PoPy -- I am not
personally interested enough in PoPy to see what happens. Since I am
both the Cygwin Python and PostgreSQL maintainer, it seemed like the
right thing to do.
Actually, I was much more interest in the larger issue -- which I
appreciate you answering below.
> As for your more general question, what you need to answer is whether
> you expect users of the Cygwin distribution to be doing server-side
> code development. If they are, they'll want the full header tree.
> Otherwise it's just clutter.
So far, I believe that most users have been interested in just being
able to run the server and interface via JDBC, ODBC, psql, etc. Until I
get more demand, I intend to only include the normal (i.e., client-side)
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