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Cygwin PostgreSQL CVS Patch Question

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Cygwin PostgreSQL CVS Patch Question
Date: 2001-01-09 21:34:55
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On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 09:06:10PM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Jason Tishler writes:
> > Unfortunately, I have not received any more feedback regarding the
> > Cygwin patch issues.  Should I submit my latest patch anyway?  Did I
> > miss the 7.1beta2 release?
> I've already fixed the sys_nerr and removed -L$(libdir), as per your
> previous patch.  I think that leaves you with adding DLLIMPORT at the
> appropriate places and doing something about dllinit.c.  I'm not sure what
> the outcome of the discussion about the latter was, but I think using the
> API version number as a conditional was thought to be feasible.

I'm working against CVS now to provide the remainder of the Cygwin patch.
Why did you remove the following from src/include/port/win.h?

    #define sys_nerr _sys_nerr

This definitely breaks Cygwin.

I guess that the discussion continues... :,)


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