Re: [RFC] building postgres with meson - v13

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Geoghegan <pg(at)bowt(dot)ie>, "wangw(dot)fnst(at)fujitsu(dot)com" <wangw(dot)fnst(at)fujitsu(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Nathan Bossart <nathandbossart(at)gmail(dot)com>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)gmail(dot)com>, Justin Pryzby <pryzby(at)telsasoft(dot)com>, samay sharma <smilingsamay(at)gmail(dot)com>, Nazir Bilal Yavuz <byavuz81(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [RFC] building postgres with meson - v13
Date: 2022-10-05 17:14:45
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On 2022-10-05 10:16:06 +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> On 04.10.22 05:25, Andres Freund wrote:
> > I've attached a revised version of the xml-tools dependency wrapper (0001):
> > Cleanups, minor error handling improvements, and bit of comment polishing. I'd
> > welcome review. But as it fixes a build-dependency bug / FIXME, I'm planning
> > to push it relatively soon otherwise.
> >
> > 0002 fixes libpq's .pc file (static dependencies didn't show up anymore) and
> > AIX compilation. AIX doesn't yet support link_whole (support was merged into
> > meson yesterday though). On the way it also improves comments and a bit of
> > generic infrastructure. The price for now is that the static libpq is built
> > separately from the shared one, not reusing any objects. I felt that the
> > complexity of reusing the objects isn't worth it for now.
> >
> > Peter, it'd be great if you could have a look at 0002.
> >
> > 0003 mirrors the setup of libpq to the various ecpg libraries. This is a
> > prerequisite to adding resource files.
> >
> > 0004 adds the resource files
> These patches look ok to me.

Thanks for checking.

With that I'm closing the original meson CF entry. Wohoo!

I'll post two new threads, one about pgxs compatibility, one about precompiled
headers in a bit.


Andres Freund

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