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Re: writing backend extensions using Visual Studio

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Greg Landrum <greg(dot)landrum(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: writing backend extensions using Visual Studio
Date: 2005-03-26 17:40:09
Message-ID: 200503261740.j2QHe9n05029@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Greg Landrum wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 11:25:27 -0500, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> wrote:
> > 
> > Do we actually support building backend extensions with anything other
> > than our standard build environment? I know we support building libpq
> > using MSVC, but that is for client use. I'm not even mildly surprised
> > that building a backend extension with MSVC breaks.
> 
> This goes a long way towards answering my question. 
> 
> So given that I want to work with backend extensions on windows, I
> need to pull down a copy of mingw and use that?

Yes, read the MinGW FAQ that explains the things you need.

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