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Re: [PATCH]: Building PostgreSQL 7.0.2 on Cygwin 1.1.4 (T ake 2)

From: Pete Forman <gsez020(at)kryten(dot)bedford(dot)waii(dot)com>
To: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org, Cygwin <cygwin(at)sources(dot)redhat(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: Building PostgreSQL 7.0.2 on Cygwin 1.1.4 (T ake 2)
Date: 2000-10-26 09:25:21
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Jason Tishler writes:
 > On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 08:07:39AM +0100, Pete Forman wrote:
 > > Jason Tishler writes:
 > >  > Unfortunately, two different version of the Cygwin DLL can not
 > >  > coexist on the same system.  So, if some app needs the b20 DLL and
 > >  > PostgreSQL needs the 1.1.4 DLL you are SOL.
 > > 
 > > Why so?  I have both B20.1 and 1.1.4 on my system at the moment.  PATH
 > > determines which is used by any particular app.  And as Earnie says,
 > > the 1.1.4 DLL should be good for older apps.
 > I was wrong.  I thought that b20.1 used cygwin.dll not cygwin1.dll --
 > it's been a while since I used b20.1.  I'm very glad to hear that older
 > apps can use the 1.1.4 DLL too.
 > BTW since you have b20.1, would you be willing to build and test my
 > patched version of PostgreSQL 7.0.2?

That test is now done.  The only tests that fail are those involving

The build and test was not that smooth.  Overall I'd recommend
upgrading to Cygwin 1.1.4 or later rather than applying all the fixes
needed for B20.1.

I revised Jason's patches for two of the files.  My attached patch is
against the original 7.0.2 code.  Jason's patch should be edited to
remove the sections for backend/utils/error/elog.c and exc.c.  His
patch was posted to PORTS on Tue, 26 Sep 2000 15:21:46 -0400.

This patch is for 7.0.2.  I am sending a patch to do the same thing
for 7.1 to the PATCHES mailing list.  It works around the lack of
sys_nerr on Cygwin B20.1 and BeOS.  More details on pgsql-patches.

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