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Re: patch for win32 dynloader

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: patch for win32 dynloader
Date: 2005-07-29 13:02:03
Message-ID: 200507291302.j6TD23x14636@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-hackers-win32pgsql-patches
Your patch has been added to the PostgreSQL unapplied patches list at:

	http://momjian.postgresql.org/cgi-bin/pgpatches

It will be applied as soon as one of the PostgreSQL committers reviews
and approves it.

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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > >> 3) I restarted the postmaster both times. I got this error 
> > both times.
> > >> :25: ERROR:  could not load library "C:/Program
> > >> Files/PostgreSQL/8.0/lib/testtrigfuncs.dll": dynamic load error
> > 
> > > Yes. We really need to look at fixing that error message. I had 
> > > forgotten it completely :-(
> > 
> > > Bruce, you think we can sneak that in after feature freeze? I would 
> > > call it a bugfix :-)
> > 
> > Me too.  That's been on the radar for awhile --- please do 
> > send in a patch.
> 
> Here we go, that wasn't too hard :-)
> 
> Apart from adding the error handling, it does one more thing: it changes
> the errormode when loading the DLLs. Previously if a DLL was broken, or
> referenced other DLLs that couldn't be found, a popup dialog box would
> appear on the screen. Which had to be clicked before the backend could
> continue. This patch also disables the popup error message for DLL
> loads.
> 
> 
> I think this is something we should consider doing for the entire
> backend - disable those popups, and say we deal with it ourselves. What
> do you other win32 hackers thinnk about this?
> 
> In the meantime, this patch fixes the error msgs. Please apply for 8.1
> and please consider a backpatch to 8.0.
> 
> 
> //Magnus

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