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Re: Win32 native port question

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: Brother Tuck <brothertuck72(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Win32 native port question
Date: 2001-05-18 13:25:43
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On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 07:59:21AM -0000, Brother Tuck wrote:
> Thank's for your answer. What I mean in my previous mail, it's a wish.
> Is it possible to get Postgres compiled natively on Windows ?
> Sorry but for me cygnus is not a native stuff. Even If postgres run very 
> well. I have try it ;c)
> I believe no... I'm sure that if you provid a native port without cygnus 
> interface. Microsoft will be interested to put it on their system. For 
> example I would like to provid the database to several customer. I have 
> explain the product to 10 differents customer and showing them the benefit 
> to use postgreSql. Only one agree with me, all other are against because 
> PostgreSql is not a native port.

I purposely avoided your native Win32 port question before because I
am not qualified to answer it.  FWIW, I will pass along some hearsay.
IIRC, it have been stated before that the PostgreSQL team has no plans
for a native Win32 port.


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