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Re: [HACKERS] Win32 WEXITSTATUS too

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, ITAGAKI Takahiro <itagaki(dot)takahiro(at)oss(dot)ntt(dot)co(dot)jp>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Win32 WEXITSTATUS too
Date: 2007-01-22 20:10:03
Message-ID: 200701222010.l0MKA3u28975@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > FYI, here are the URL's I mention in our source code:
> 
> >  *      Wine (URL used in our error messages) -
> >  *          http://source.winehq.org/source/include/ntstatus.h
> >  *      Descriptions - http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~wuyongzh/my_doc/ntstatus.txt
> >  *      MS SDK - http://www.nologs.com/ntstatus.html
> 
> I don't have a problem with mentioning those in a source code comment.
> I question the wisdom of putting any of them in the error message ...
> especially seeing that you haven't even found an "official" Microsoft
> page to link to.  None of those look to me like they're stable enough
> to expect to still be there in three or four years.

Agreed.  I propose we put the file in src/tools/msvc and link to our CVS
source tree or something.

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  Bruce Momjian   bruce(at)momjian(dot)us
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