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Re: Failed compile on NT

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: "David A(dot) Ventimiglia" <dventimi(at)pacbell(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Failed compile on NT
Date: 2001-03-26 16:28:10
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I strongly recommend 7.1RC1 over 7.0.3 since it builds OOTB under Cygwin
(and for others reasons too).

On Sat, Mar 24, 2001 at 07:01:06PM -0800, David A. Ventimiglia wrote:
> Running 'make install' produced this error:
> dlltool --dllname postgres.exe --output-exp postgres.exp --def postgres.def
> gcc -g -o postgres.exe -Wl,--base-file,postgres.base postgres.exp
> access/SUBSYS.
> o bootstrap/SUBSYS.o catalog/SUBSYS.o commands/SUBSYS.o executor/SUBSYS.o
> lib/SU
> BSYS.o libpq/SUBSYS.o main/SUBSYS.o parser/SUBSYS.o nodes/SUBSYS.o
> optimizer/SUB
> SYS.o port/SUBSYS.o postmaster/SUBSYS.o regex/SUBSYS.o rewrite/SUBSYS.o
> storage/
> SUBSYS.o tcop/SUBSYS.o utils/SUBSYS.o
> ../utils/version.o -L/usr/local/lib -lcygi
> pc -lcrypt -lcygwin -lkernel32
> utils/SUBSYS.o(.text+0x4340f):elog.c: undefined reference to `_sys_nerr'
> utils/SUBSYS.o(.text+0x43ded):exc.c: undefined reference to `_sys_nerr'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[1]: *** [postgres] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory
> `/d/download/postgresql-7.0.3.tar/postgresql-7.0.3/sr
> c/backend'
> make: *** [install] Error 2
> In particular, note the 'undefined reference to `_sys_nerr` messages for
> elog.c and exc.c

If you are determined to using 7.0.3, then please see the following:

for instructions *and* patches to build cleanly under Cygwin.

> I'm building PostgreSQL 7.0.3 under Windows NT sp6a using Cygwin 1.1.7 and
> cywin32_ipc 1.09.

Be careful of Cygwin 1.1.8, see the following for details:

> Should I cross-post this to another mailing list to see if anyone knows what
> the problem is here?  Thanks!

Nope, you found the right list.


Jason Tishler
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