> > > I don't know enough about such things.
> > The web page wasn't clear about that.
> No, that list is not correct.
> 1) select() can *only* be used on a socket in Windows, and it puts its
> error info in WSAGetLastError().
> 2) ioctl() should *not* be used on sockets. Instead, ioctlsocket()
> shuold be used. ioctlsocket() puts its error info in WSAGetLastError().
> (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/psdk/winsock/ovrvw3_98mq.htm). (loads
> fine in my Netscape, doesn't look all that good, but definitly readable)
> 3) fcntl() should *not* be used on sockets. ioctlsocket() again.
> Generaelly, all functions dealing with sockets use WSAGetLastError().
> And sockets and file descriptors are *not* necessarily interchangable on
> Note - this is Win32, *not* cygwin. Cygwin maps to errno, AFAIK.
OK, I have heard enough to know that I don't want to try this patch
without a WIN32 development environment, which I don't have. Seems like
we have some major libpq work to do for WIN32. If someone wants to code
something, we will consider applying it. Sorry.
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