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Re: eventlog fix

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,Laurent Ballester <postgresql(dot)ballester(at)wanadoo(dot)fr>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: eventlog fix
Date: 2004-06-20 00:59:12
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Dave Page wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tom Lane [mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us] 
> > Sent: 19 June 2004 22:49
> > To: Dave Page
> > Cc: Magnus Hagander; Bruce Momjian; Laurent Ballester; 
> > pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: Re: [PATCHES] eventlog fix 
> > 
> > Hm, that is a lot ... but wouldn't the sort of people 
> > interested in hacking PG on Windows likely already have it?
> > 
> > If you think not, I'll withdraw my objection to keeping the 
> > .BIN in CVS, but I'm just wondering whether we're worrying 
> > about something that hackers would have anyway.
> I have mc.exe, but only because I have paid for Visual Studio. I don't
> have the platform SDK installed, however I cannot honestly say whether
> or not I would have it if I didn't have VS. I would include the file in
> CVS if it were my choice - it's clearly a pain to download the compiler
> if you don't have it, and the file is unlikely to need updating in the
> future - it was designed to be a generic DLL that just formats any
> message as '%s'.

Agreed.  We have to include the .bin file because if we don't, we would
have an additional Win32 depenency beyond Mingw.

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