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Re: [DOCS] windows docs?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,"Bender, Cheryl" <cbender(at)mriresearch(dot)org>,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [DOCS] windows docs?
Date: 2004-10-08 17:05:03
Message-ID: 200410081705.i98H53j18223@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I have moved the MinGW/Win32 project page into FAQ_MINGW in CVS.  I
updated it to be more of an FAQ than a project page, and moved the TODO
items the proper places in our official project.

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Robert Treat wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 September 2004 04:35, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > > > When starting the Windows psql client I get a warning that the
> > > > "console codepage (437) differs from the windows codepage
> > >
> > > (1252)" and
> > >
> > > > to see installation on Windows for details.  I am having
> > >
> > > trouble finding this
> > >
> > > > documentation.   I've also been looking for the "Windows
> > >
> > > FAQ" which was
> > >
> > > > mentioned in a post.  Can anyone point me to documentation that
> > > > addresses this issue as well as other window's issues?
> > >
> > > http://techdocs.postgresql.org/guides/Windows is a good
> > > starter for current
> > > win32 information.  The windows faq
> > > (http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faqs/text/FAQ_MSWIN) also has
> > > some info, though it might be a little outdated. (updates
> > > welcome).
> >
> > Might want to rename that one to FAQ_Cygwin or something? ;-) AFAIK, it
> > has nothing about the native port.
> >
> > There is an installer-centric faq at
> > http://pginstaller.projects.postgresql.org/FAQ_windows.html. It also has
> > a number of non-installer-specific questinos. I beleive it was Daves
> > intention to get this one on the main site eventually. If not, perhaps
> > selected questions should be moved in..
> >
> 
> I'm thinking rename the current faq to faq_win32_cygwin and then create a new 
> faq faq_win32_native based the pginstaller one.   Does anyone feel they ought 
> to be combined?  I guess another alternative is jut remove faq_mswin from the 
> main sources and then leave it up to cygwin/native projects to maintain thier 
> own faqs, with perhaps a single question in the main postgresql pointing to 
> both of the other faqs... anyone have a preference?
> 
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