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Re: [HACKERS] Win32 native port

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Joerg Hessdoerfer <Joerg(dot)Hessdoerfer(at)sea-gmbh(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Win32 native port
Date: 2003-09-04 01:24:35
Message-ID: 20030903222424.B803@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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just made sure the -win32 list is added to archives as well ...

On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Bruce Momjian wrote:

>
> OK, I have created a Win32 project page that contains all relevant
> information:
>
> 	http://momjian.postgresql.org/main/writings/pgsql/win32.html
>
> I have CC'ed this to the new native win32 port mailing list as well.
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Joerg Hessdoerfer wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > After holding my breath for quite a while, it bursts out... I'd really like to
> > get a status update on said port.
> >
> > The reason is, it's seemingly put on hold for me. After this port was talked
> > over on the list, there seemed to be an explosion of effort, with initial
> > success stories. I did read things like 'it compiles on MinGW' etc. pp. Now,
> > the issue seem pretty much dead - no more talk *at all* about it. Questioners
> > who wanted to get into development themselves where brushed off - 'we are
> > stuck there and there, but you can't help anyway' was the tenor.
> >
> > Well, I am very interested in this port, and actually ran the betas from
> > PeerDirect (beta3 mostly), which performed quite well in small-scale test
> > scenarios.
> >
> > So, I'd just like to ask the people involved to give a small summary on the
> > on-going(?) efforts, and possibly an open-points list, and even better, some
> > hints how to get involved myself(!).
> >
> > Questions would be:
> > - does it compile?
> > - on which compiler?
> > - which branch in CVS to use?
> > - what are the most needed open points?
> > - is anyone actively working on those?
> >
> > ... you get the idea.
> >
> > Anyway, please don't take this mail as an offense, I (and quite some others)
> > *really* just want to know, and perhaps help out!
> >
> > Greetings, and thank you all for a great DB in the first place,
> > 	Joerg
> > --
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> > Mail: joerg(dot)hessdoerfer(at)sea-gmbh(dot)com
> > WWW:  http://www.sea-gmbh.com
> >
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