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Re: PGBuildfarm member skylark Branch HEAD Failed at Stage Make

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PGBuildfarm member skylark Branch HEAD Failed at Stage Make
Date: 2007-09-29 15:42:40
Message-ID: 46FE7270.4040205@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> I'm getting less and less satisfied
> with the way that the MSVC build system is forcing us to duplicate all
> the knowledge in the Makefiles.
>   


I whined about this quite some time ago ...

> One thing I did in the commit that broke this was to move the list of
> "fixed" (platform-independent) members of libpgport out of
> Makefile.global.in and into src/port/Makefile.  Is it possible to parse
> that to get the list of fixed members, instead of duplicating the list
> in Mkvcbuild.pm?  Of course Mkvcbuild.pm would still need a list of
> Windows-specific members, but that should be a lot shorter and more
> stable.
>
> 	
>   

I've just been toying around in my head with possibly installing gmake 
on a windows build box and making a target where it outputs the list of 
source files for building a project from. Maybe that would help.

cheers

andrew

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