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On Mon, Aug 27, 2001 at 11:07:06PM -0500, Michael Sherman wrote:
> I tried to install the package on Win2k with cygwin and got an
> unresolved reference to filename_completion_function (in tab-complete),
> the installation of course failed. Any idea where is it defined? Another
> error message: "collect2: ld returned 1 exit status" (apparently
> make), then make - psql error 1, make and  - error 2.
> Am I doing something wrong?
The official PostgreSQL 7.1.3 source needs to be patched to build under
the current Cygwin distribution (i.e., readline-4.2-3). If you really
want to build PostgreSQL yourself, then you will have to patch the
Why don't you just use the pre-built PostgreSQL 7.1.3 that I contributed
to Cygwin? It is automatically installed when you run Cygwin's setup.exe.
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