Re: Can't find postgres.h or fmgr.h

From: "Mark Miller" <mark(at)maxpreps(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Can't find postgres.h or fmgr.h
Date: 2005-04-21 17:24:11
Message-ID: 20050421172656.5356D53F82@svr1.postgresql.org
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Ok, I'll check that out. But what about installing the postgresSql headers
on my machine? In the install directory there is no include/server directory
which means I'm missing "postgres.h" and "fmgr.h". How can I install these
on my system.

Regards,
Mark

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Dunstan [mailto:andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net]
Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 10:19 AM
To: mark(at)maxpreps(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: FW: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Can't find postgres.h or fmgr.h

Mark Miller wrote:

>I found a thread here
>http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers-win32/2005-03/msg00149.php
>which indicates that the headers aren't even installed in the windows
build.
>How can I install the headers so I can use them. I'm not finding anything
in
>the docs.
>
>By the way, I am on WinXP using Microsoft Visual C++. We are a microsoft
>shop and I am researching migrating from Sql Server to postgresSql, but I
>need to add some functionality to support features we need in order for the
>migration to work.
>
>
>
>
>

To the best of my knowledge you must use the MinGW/MSys toolset to make
your own serverside functions etc. I have not heard of anyone doing this
successfully with the Microsoft toolset. Note that you only need these
tools to build addons, not to run them.

cheers

andrew

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