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Re: [PATCHES] PostgreSQL 7.2.1 and Sun's C compiler under Solaris8

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Stefan Lindner <lindner(at)visionet(dot)de>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] PostgreSQL 7.2.1 and Sun's C compiler under Solaris8
Date: 2002-08-26 00:41:55
Message-ID: 200208260041.g7Q0ft625392@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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ODBC guys, comment?

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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> I think we should get rid of the _init and _fini functions altogether,
> because Solaris is not the only platform where this is a problem.
> Evidently, there are already workarounds in place in case they don't work,
> so it shouldn't be a problem to remove them.  Let's see what the ODBC guys
> say.
> 
> Stefan Lindner writes:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > PostgreSQL works well with this combination but with one modification:
> >
> > It will not compile with SunC Version 5.3 (no experience with other
> > versions) unless
> > you make the following change in file psqlodbc.c: remove the functions
> > "_init" and "_fini". The crt.o library of Sun's C compiler contains this
> > functions.
> > This could be done by adding lines like
> >
> > 	#if !defined (__SUNPRO_C)
> > 	...
> > 	#endif
> >
> > The attachement is a modified version of psqlodbc according to this
> > suggestion
> >
> >
> > Stefan Lindner
> > ---
> > Visionet GmbH, Am Weichselgarten 7, 91058 Erlangen
> > Tel.: 09131/691230, FAX:09131/691111
> > mailto:lindner(at)visionet(dot)de, http://www.visionet.de
> >
> > Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not
> > tried it. (Donald E. Knuth)
> >
> 
> -- 
> Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net
> 
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