I posted this on hackers on 15 sept (see
After installing the following into my msys/mingw set:
and http://www.cs.colorado.edu/~main/mingw32/flex-2_5_4a.zip <http://www.cs.colorado.edu/%7Emain/mingw32/flex-2_5_4a.zip> (Not sure if
this was needed, but I did it anyway) and then running
"configure --without-zlib --without-readline", I was able to "make" the
branch right through to the stage where it fails to link because of missing
fork/signmask/etc. Bison ran just fine, apparently.
If you do this make sure you install everything in default locations - the
bison binary has a hardcoded location for m4 (yuck).
The platform is WindowsXP-HE
Merlin Moncure wrote:
>Where did you get your flex and bison? Were there any special steps to
>setting up MinGW environment that would be helpful to know?
>From: Andrew Dunstan [mailto:andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net]
>Sent: Friday, October 03, 2003 2:33 PM
>To: Postgresql Hackers; pgsql-hackers-win32
>Subject: [pgsql-hackers-win32] initdb
>I now have a C implementation of initdb, which successfully runs with
>"make check" on my several linux machines, and compiles on Windows/MinGW
>too (can't run make check on Windows because we haven't got a native
>postgres yet - I'm going to create a small dummy Windows postgres that
>will let me check if this program works there).
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