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Re: Relocatable locale

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Relocatable locale
Date: 2004-05-27 12:41:27
Message-ID: 200405271241.i4RCfRG26015@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 27. Mai 2004 13:05 schrieb Magnus Hagander:
> > I don't beleive this is a windows-specific issue. It's a general issue
> > for all relocateable installs.
> 
> Except that no one except Windows uses relocatable installs.

I don't think that is completely true.  Packagers have been requesting
relocatable installs for a while, I think.

> > As for how to do it - on Windows you *can* get the path of the DLL that
> > is executing your code, using GetModuleFileName(). Hardly
> > cross-platform, but can be done.
> 
> That sounds pretty reasonable to me.

True, and we already have our own find_my_exec() which works for Unix too.

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