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Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] What's left?

From: "Dann Corbit" <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>
To: "Claudio Natoli" <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>,"Andrew Dunstan " <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,"pgsql-hackers-win32 " <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>,"PostgreSQL-development " <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] What's left?
Date: 2004-01-23 00:52:15
Message-ID: D90A5A6C612A39408103E6ECDD77B8294CE59D@voyager.corporate.connx.com (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Claudio Natoli [mailto:claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com] 
> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 4:44 PM
> To: 'Andrew Dunstan '; 'pgsql-hackers-win32 '; 
> 'PostgreSQL-development '
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] [HACKERS] What's left?
> 
> 
> 
> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> > Claudio Natoli wrote:
> > 
> > > * installation directory issues (/usr/local/pgsql/bin 
> won't work too 
> > > well outside of the MingW environment :-)
> >
> > 
> > Clearly we will need an installer for a binary distribution.
> 
> Yes. To be more precise, my point was that doing so will 
> require some changes to the code (ie. configure/compile time 
> constants like PKGLIBDIR just won't do us any good).
> 
> 
> > But for now I suggest that the default prefix on Windows is
> > C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL

More properly:
%ProgramFiles%\PostgreSQL

And then, if they don't like that, let them put it wherever they darn
well please.
 
> For right now, I'd suggest a directory that doesn't have 
> whitespace and localization issues :-P

It will have to be faced.  If it cannot handle spaces or funny
characters, it will simply fail.

I may be able to help on the localization and path stuff.  We have
solved those issues for our port of 7.1.3, and I expect the work for 7.5
to be extremely similar.

Where can I get the latest tarball for Win32 development?

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