Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
>>> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>>>> Log Message:
>>>> Improve logic for finding object files on OBJS lines in contrib Makefiles. If this unbreaks buildfarm mastodon, apply everywhere.
>>> I start to wonder why don't we just implement our own make in Perl ...
> The point is not to emulate make. Gmake for windows already exists,
> anyway. The point is that building for MSVC is so very different from
> the way you build everywhere else. Our current tools build MSVC project
> files and then drive the build from there. Having a make equivalent
> won't help us much.
What I was actually thinking was using this make reimplementation to
generate the MSVC project files, instead of parsing the makefiles to do
the same. So we would need extra Makefiles with infrastructure to do
that, but we would get away from the text parsing business.
Alvaro Herrera http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.
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