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Re: temp patch for win32 readdir issue

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: temp patch for win32 readdir issue
Date: 2004-02-12 20:27:18
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We will document this on the win32 TODO list and remove this patch once
MinGW is fixed.

Your patch has been added to the PostgreSQL unapplied patches list at:

I will try to apply it within the next 48 hours.


Magnus Hagander wrote:
> Ok, so I know this is pretty ugly. But there is a bug in mingw (current
> release - it's fixed in the snapshot version) with regards to readdir()
> (see previous mails on win32-hackers). Basically, it doesn't set errno
> correctly.
> This patch will catch this error with regards to the readdir(), wrap a
> change in #ifdef WIN32, and emit a warning at compile time. This is a
> temporary measure until mingw releases a version that has this fixed.
> Applying this will make it easier on those who want to compile
> postgresql on win32, since it removes a manual step. Which is why I'm
> giving it a shot posting it here even though it's ugly.
> //Magnus

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