I have created the following patch based on your description of how to
get BCC compiled. Please let me know how it works against a stock
PostgreSQL 8.2.X and I can include the patch in 8.2.2. Sorry it didn't
make it in time for 8.2.1.
L Bayuk wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 07:51:00PM +0100, fabio guidi wrote:
> > Hello to all, i'm trying to build libpq for postgresql 8.2 with borland
> > bcc5.5
> > ...
> I finally found myself in front of Windows PC, with PostgreSQL-8.2.0
> source, Borland BCC32 compiler, and a little time. I was trying to build my
> Pgtclng DLL (http://pgfoundry.org/projects/pgtclng/) which requires the
> libpq DLL. The bad news is that (as you found) a bunch of stuff got broken
> in 8.2.0 regarding BCC builds of libpq. The good news is that I succeeded.
> I built the libpq DLL, my Pgtclng DLL, and even the psql program. I tested
> Pgtclng pretty hard with my test suite and it passed, so I am confident the
> libpq build was good in so far as Pgtclng uses it. But it got some scary
> compiler warnings that I still want to look into.
> I will try to post a patch soon for the bcc32.mak files, but I also had to
> change some other files used by all other builds and I can't see them
> patching those files for BCC. I don't have patch files yet, but if you want
> to try it yourself here are the details. Unless I missed something, after
> these changes "make -N -f bcc32.mak" inside interfaces/libpq should build
> it for you. There are also a few fixes for building psql I have to post
> some other time. Sorry I don't have this as a patch yet but I figured you
> have waited long enough and might want to try it.
> In include/c.h :
> Change: #if defined(__BORLANDC__) || (_MSC_VER >= 1400)
> to: #if (_MSC_VER >= 1400)
> In include/port.h :
> Delete the random() declaration, or change it so it looks like this:
> #if !defined(__BORLANDC__)
> #ifndef HAVE_RANDOM
> extern long random(void);
> In include/, copy pg_config.h.win32 to pg_config.h
> In include/, copy port/win32.h to pg_config_os.h and make the following
> changes. I made these conditional on __BORLANDC__, but if you are only
> trying to build the thing just delete or change these lines:
> Remove #include <sys/utime.h>
> Remove #define SIGUSR1 and SIGUSR2.
> Remove declarations of ssize_t and mode_t.
> Remove #define's of _S_IRWXU through S_ISREG.
> Replace the definitions so inline and __inline__ are defined to nothing.
> (Might not be necessary, but it was in my notes from prior releases.)
> In interfaces/libpq/bcc32.mak:
> Add "snprintf.obj" to the LIB32_OBJS macro, and add the block which
> builds it: Copy the applicable lines from win32.mak.
> I always had to make these two changes to bcc32.mak for Pgtclng, but
> this could be specific to linking with Tcl so you might not need it.
> 1) Add -c to LINK32_FLAGS (makes it case sensitive).
> 2) Change runtime library from cw32mti.lib to cw32mt.lib (static version)
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