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Re: [mail] Re: Windows Build System

From: cbbrowne(at)cbbrowne(dot)com
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>, Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>, Ron Mayer <ron(at)intervideo(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, cbbrowne(at)cbbrowne(dot)com
Subject: Re: [mail] Re: Windows Build System
Date: 2003-01-31 13:12:14
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> Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com> writes:
> > Assuming all your assumptions are right, why the hell is Oracle's and MS
> > SQL-Server's reputation that bloody good?
> They have marketing departments.

... As well as sizable systems integration departments devoted to the 
platforms in question.  PostgreSQL doesn't have the latter, although the 
recent efforts make a move towards it.

> > And what about MySQL?
> What about it?  Someone claimed in this thread that MySQL's Windows port
> requires Cygwin.  Is that true or not?
"Windows downloads

The Windows binaries use the Cygwin library. Source code for the version of 
Cygwin we have used is available on this page."
(reverse (concatenate 'string "gro.gultn@" "enworbbc"))
"When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however
improbable, must be the truth." -- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930),
English author. Sherlock Holmes, in The Sign of Four, ch. 6 (1889).
[...but see the Holmesian Fallacy, due to Bob Frankston...

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