On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 4:29 PM, Andrew Dunstan<andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> wrote:
> I hope you're not suggesting we drop Mingw/MSys as a build platform, even if
> you personally don't want to build with it. I would have found it much
> harder to do parallel restore for Windows (which works quite differently
> from Unix, and so had to be specifically developed) if I had been forced to
> use the MS tool set with which I don't ever otherwise work.
Not at all - in fact we need it to maintain some of the other apps
like PostGIS or Slony. I'm just talking about my own use of it for
building PG release builds.
> I don't think we should deprecate 8.2 on Windows unless we really can't
> backport this fix reasonably.
Agreed. There are too many users, and it wouldn't be fair to them.
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