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Re: BCC55 and libpq 8.2

From: fabio guidi <f(dot)guidi(at)libero(dot)it>
To: pgsql-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BCC55 and libpq 8.2
Date: 2007-01-01 22:42:19
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L Bayuk ha scritto:

>On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 07:51:00PM +0100, fabio guidi wrote:
>  
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>>...
>>Hello to all, i'm trying to build libpq for postgresql 8.2 with borland 
>>bcc5.5
>>...
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>
>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);
>     #endif
>     #endif
>
>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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Thanks a lot, i'm reading only now your problem solution ...

fabio

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