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Re: rename() vs. link(); building from source

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: "David P(dot) Caldwell" <inonit(at)inonit(dot)com>
Cc: bp(at)barryp(dot)org, pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: rename() vs. link(); building from source
Date: 2002-05-13 15:08:01
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On Sun, May 12, 2002 at 05:09:29PM -0400, David P. Caldwell wrote:
> Me neither. :)  The patched version of the source that I've built now
> doesn't include Python, Perl, or CXX interface.  Don't know if this affects
> anything below.

It won't.

> >I just did a cvs update and was able to build everything but the JDBC
> >driver.
> One other caveat that may be README-worthy is that if you are running JDK
> 1.4, the script tries to build against the new JDBC 3.0 classes now included
> as part of J2SE, and fails (there are a bunch of new methods that aren't
> implemented in the driver).  I pointed my JAVA_HOME to JDK 1.3 in order to
> get it to work.

OK, noted too.

> One issue that occurs to me is that I did *not* remove the binary version of
> PostgreSQL when building my version.  Combined with the fact that /bin is
> (duh) in my path, this may have caused all sorts of confusion vis-a-vis
> linking, etc.  This may explain why uninstalling and reinstalling random
> programs (like readline) fixed some of my problems, by causing programs to
> be relinked.  I now have removed the PostgreSQL package, so things may go
> differently (hopefully better) for me if I try to build from the current CVS
> tree.

The above is not true.  I never remove the current PostgreSQL package
and build PostgreSQL all the time without any problems.

> >After some reflection, I would appreciate if either you or Barry submit
> >the patch.  This is because you can reproduce the problem and hence
> >prove that the patch fixes it.  Would you be willing to submit it?
> Well, I'd be willing if Barry's not :).

See my recent post -- I will submit the patch.  Wish me luck... :,)


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