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Re: msvc and vista fun

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: msvc and vista fun
Date: 2007-06-25 08:20:59
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Dave Page wrote:
> If I then
>> switch to the non-admin user, it can run initdb just fine. However, 
>> that user can't build, because it gets a mysterious failure from 
>> mt.exe. MinGW is even worse - it says it can't run gcc because it 
>> can't run cc1.exe (IIRC), so it fails at the configure stage! All of 
>> this has cost me quite a few hours in the last week, with very little 
>> to show for it.
> 
> And that one...

See http://aarongiles.com/?p=199 for more details, but the quick fix I 
used was to add /mingw/libexec/gcc/mingw32/3.4.2 to the path in 
/etc/profile.

Regards, Dave

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