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Re: Building natively on win32 with mingw32/Cygwin

From: Gerhard Häring <haering_python(at)gmx(dot)de>
To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Building natively on win32 with mingw32/Cygwin
Date: 2001-10-02 03:45:35
Message-ID: 20011002054535.B525@lilith.hqd-internal (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 06:49:52AM +0200, Gerhard Häring wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I've recently submitted a patch to the pgsql-patches list that adds
> Makefiles for building libpq (and potentially more parts, but I only
> cared about libpq) with mingw32. The current state on win32 is that
> only proprietary Makefiles for M$ Visual C++ are supported.
> 
> The powers that be have stated that they'd prefer to integrate the
> native mingw32 build into the existing autoconf-based build process.
> 
> I'd like to tackle only the minimum for now: building a native win32
> libpq with Cygwin's mingw32 mode ("-mno-cygwin"). [...]

Unfortunately, I currently don't have the time and motivation to pursue
this any further.

The number of projects that use autoconf to build with mingw32 seems
*very low*. The only one I could find is XEmacs.

Gerhard
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