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Re: FAQ_MSWIN patch: clarify instructions

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Daniel Convissor <danielc(at)analysisandsolutions(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: FAQ_MSWIN patch: clarify instructions
Date: 2003-11-28 20:34:46
Message-ID: 200311282034.hASKYki01757@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Should any part of this patch be applied?

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Daniel Convissor wrote:
> Greetings:
> 
> I'm a long time MySQL/Windows user and have a very popular tutorial page 
> on the subject:  http://www.analysisandsolutions.com/code/mybasic.htm
> 
> I have been wanting to try out PostgreSQL for some time.  The need to do
> some cross-platform testing has finally spurred me to take the plunge.  
> The new 7.4 release via Cygwin has made this a far simpler objective 
> (thanks to everyone who made this possible!).
> 
> While doing the install and during subsequent use, I ran into some 
> gotchas.  Fortunately, I was able to figure out what was going on and got 
> everything working... eventually.
> 
> I have put together a patch for FAQ_MSWIN which will help future users
> avoid these hitches.  I hope this helps.
> 
> If y'all need clarification of why these steps were added, don't hesitate 
> to ask.  I've subscribed to the list, so there's no need to cc me.
> 
> Enjoy,
> 
> --Dan
> 
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