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Re: Additional items for Win32 TODO list?

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Horák Daniel <horak(at)sitmp(dot)cz>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Additional items for Win32 TODO list?
Date: 2004-01-30 16:47:05
Message-ID: 20040130164704.GA644@tishler.net (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 11:57:35AM +0100, Horák Daniel wrote:
> I copied and modified the process (which calls dlltool many times)
> very long ago (1998) from some Cygwin docs about DLL creation.  I
> think it should be possible to use the same process in Mingw build
> process for native PostgreSQL.

Agreed, but does Mingw's ld support exporting symbols directly from an
executable?  Cygwin's ld does:

    http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2003-09/msg00002.html

If so, then maybe it's time to remove the dlltool stuff and make Cygwin
and Mingw more like the other Unixes (e.g., gcc -shared).

Jason

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