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Re: NuSphere and PostgreSQL for windows

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: NuSphere and PostgreSQL for windows
Date: 2003-10-09 17:57:02
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Robert Treat wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-09-24 at 13:11, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > > > Don't be too hasty. I don't know about anyone else, but I'd welcome an
> > > > updated commercial native windows solution (When's SRA's port coming out
> > > > in 1.0?) , especially if they'd be willing to provide a "diff" of the
> > > > code back to the community. We might as well have someone get paid for
> > > > work we will probably have to do anyways...
> > > 
> > > I think a few things that Oleg needs to find out first is whether or not
> > > PeerDirect *will* feed it back to the community ... how much did they feed
> > > back of Jan's work?  Considering where win32 seems to be sitting, it
> > > doesn't seem like much ...
> > 
> > PeerDirect contributed the code, but neither they or Jan wanted to port
> > it up to current CVS, and that's were we/I got stuck.
> > 
> So it would be a boon for them to pay someone to bring it up to date
> (assuming they would donate it back to the community).
> > SRA's Windows port is up to 7.3.4, and I think they just released
> > version 1.1, so that is going fine --- and I have the source code to
> > use in our native Win32 port, just not the threading stuff.
> And if I've paid attention, the threading bits are what SRA used to get
> around the fork/exec issues?  
> Incidentally I don't recall any announcements from SRA that they were
> past the beta development phase with their version, seems like that
> could have gotten some mention on the main postgresql site. 

Here is SRA's News page, translated into English:

(Babelfish has problems, so I used Excite.)  You can see the products
they have.  I will post something to the PostgreSQL events list.

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