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Re: PostgreSQL on NT

From: Fredrick Bartlett <palmtreefrb(at)earthlink(dot)net>
To: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL on NT
Date: 2000-11-11 16:19:46
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Yes that would be great.  Would you also be able to provide instructions on how to
install a functional win32 PostgreSQL server.  There are many DBA's,  interested
users etc. who are not programmers that would benefit from a win32 version that can
be installed i.e.. "setup.exe".  PostgreSQL would gain a greater audience/user base
by providing a server that can be easily installed into the win32 environment.
This would include not just PostgreSQL,  but the entire cygwin/PostgreSQL solution.

With regards to win32<>Linux,  I'm on both sides of the fence.  If I had a "solid"
win32<>Linux PostgreSQL solution I might be more inclined to use/develop using
PostgreSQL.  As it is I,  cannot use PostgreSQL for my win32 clients,  so I am
stuck with other Server's that provide support for win32<>Linux.  This should be a
wake up call to all the propeller heads (I am one) out there working on
PostgreSQL,  wiggle that hot dog in front of their noses and they will come...

Fredrick Bartlett

Jason Tishler wrote:

> Fredrick,
> On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 07:16:18PM -0800, Fredrick Bartlett wrote:
> > I was refering to hosting a "compiled" binary.  That is what people are
> > asking for...
> >
> > Jason Tishler wrote:
> > > On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 08:02:52AM -0800, Fredrick Bartlett wrote:
> > > > I will host it on my site.  I have plenty of HD space...
> > >
> > > I can provide you with postgresql-7.0.2-10.tar.gz (about 2.7 MB) or you can
> > > use the attached instructions and script.
> Sorry that I was not precise enough.  But, the above mentioned
> postgresql-7.0.2-10.tar.gz *is* a pre-compiled binary.  I wasn't sure that
> you would accept a binary built by someone else.  So, I was also providing
> you with my build recipe just in case you wanted to build it yourself.
> Anyway, I'll willing to email or ftp postgresql-7.0.2-10.tar.gz if you
> want it.  Let me know how you would like to proceed.
> Thanks,
> Jason
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> Jason Tishler
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