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Re: [HACKERS] Win32 native port

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Joerg Hessdoerfer <Joerg(dot)Hessdoerfer(at)sea-gmbh(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Win32 native port
Date: 2003-09-04 01:09:35
Message-ID: 200309040109.h8419ah25375@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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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.

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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
> -- 
> Leading SW developer  - S.E.A GmbH
> Mail: joerg(dot)hessdoerfer(at)sea-gmbh(dot)com
> WWW:  http://www.sea-gmbh.com
> 
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