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Re: [NOVICE] pg_config --pgxs

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: George Weaver <gweaver(at)shaw(dot)ca>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [NOVICE] pg_config --pgxs
Date: 2006-03-03 23:29:38
Message-ID: 8276.1141428578@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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George Weaver <gweaver(at)shaw(dot)ca> writes:
> For pgxs, it concatentates the libdir with "/pgxs/src/makefiles/pgxs.mk" so 
> its looking for "C:/Program 
> Files/PostgreSQL/8.1/lib/pgxs/src/makefiles/pgxs.mk" which doesn't exist. 
> ...
> If I made the entire package from source and installed it, would it have 
> created the directory "/pgxs/src/makefiles" under "C:/Program 
> Files/PostgreSQL/8.1/lib/"?

Yes, it should have.  I think the issue here is that GetShortPathName
insists on the target path actually existing, whereas the Unix
environment imposes no such requirement.

Not sure if we should try to do anything about this --- if the file is
not there, it isn't going to help a lot for pg_config to print out where
it should have been, so really there's not much functionality loss
involved here.

			regards, tom lane

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