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Re: Microsoft releses Services for Unix

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Merlin Moncure <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Microsoft releses Services for Unix
Date: 2004-01-24 04:24:16
Message-ID: 200401240424.i0O4OGC24815@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Merlin Moncure wrote:
> Dave Page wrote:
> > Steve Tibbett  wrote:
> > > Windows users will always prefer a Windows solution to a Unix
> > > solution running on SFU... I'd say sticking with the original
> > > goal of making a native Win32 version would be preferable.
> > 
> > Plus I'll bet we couldn't distribute the required components ourselves
> > and would thus require the user to download interix first.
> 
> Yes, but consider this:
> 1. from a windows developer's point of view, requiring Interix is no
> better or worse than requiring cygwin or mingw, except for maybe the
> size of the download/install.

FYI, we require mingw to compile PostgreSQL on Win32, not to run
PostgreSQL on Win32, right?

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