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Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] What's left?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Claudio Natoli <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>
Cc: "'Merlin Moncure'" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] What's left?
Date: 2004-01-26 02:07:41
Message-ID: 200401260207.i0Q27fD10709@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I have added these and your later mention of delete/rename of open files
to the Win32 project page:

	http://momjian.postgresql.org/main/writings/pgsql/project
	

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Claudio Natoli wrote:
> 
> > I would like very much to help any way possible in solving any last
> > remaining issues.  Once the CVS sources are compliable, it will be
> > easier to make meaningful contributions.  I'm really looking 
> > forward to testing and benchmarking the win32 port.  A big thanks 
> > to all who continue to work so hard on this project.
> 
> To answer the question, "what's left?"
> 
> There is one patch I've submitted waiting for application (12/01/04), and
> I've got another patch almost ready (adds some missing functions, and fixes
> busted Makefiles etc) that, with Magnus's signal code, will give us a
> compilable, runnable, and somewhat buggy Win32 port.
> 
> It will then be a matter of fixing things like:
>  * installation directory issues (/usr/local/pgsql/bin won't work too well
> outside of the MingW environment :-)
>  * general directory handling (ie. whitespaces in directory names;
> forward/backslash path canonicalization)
>  * sync issues
>  * any missing structs/items in shared memory
>  * generally, running the test suite, and fixing whatever is busted (I'm at
> 41 tests passing now :-)
> 
> I'm imagining we'll be in a position to be able to start on the above in as
> little as 2 weeks...
> 
> Cheers,
> Claudio
> 
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