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Re: build failure

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Dale Anson <danson(at)n-link(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: build failure
Date: 2001-11-28 12:25:28
Message-ID: 20011128072528.A2196@dothill.com (view raw or flat)
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Dale,

On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 04:31:39PM -0800, Dale Anson wrote:
> I get the following error when trying to build PostgreSQL 7.1.3 on
> Cygwin:
> 
> gcc -O2 -Wall -Wmissing-prototypes -Wmissing-declarations command.o
> common.o help.o input.o stringutils.o mainloop.o copy.o startup.o prompt.o
> variables.o large_obj.o print.o describe.o tab-complete.o
> -L../../../src/interfaces/libpq -lpq -L /usr/local/lib -g
> -lz -lcrypt -lreadline -lcygipc -o psql
> tab-complete.o(.text+0x2a36):tab-complete.c: undefined reference to
> `filename_completion_function'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[3]: *** [psql] Error 1

See the following:

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=filename_completion_function+cygwin

> I've tried to get PostgreSQL to run on NT off and on for the past year.

Have you tried the pre-built 7.1.3 that is part of the standard Cygwin
distribution?

> My goal is to get it to run, then
> package compiled binaries with Cygwin in a standard Windows installation
> program like InstallShield with a goal of getting PostgreSQL to compete
> in the MS SQL Server marketspace.

The above is a very laudable goal, but I would recommend searching the
mailing list archives for known issues...

Jason

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