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Re: Makefiles for building with mingw32 on win32

From: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: gerhard(at)bigfoot(dot)de
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Makefiles for building with mingw32 on win32
Date: 2001-09-24 15:02:52
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Gerhard Häring wrote:
> > Also, what would be the advantage of the mingw32 specific makefiles that
> > you sent,
> That's simple: they build native win32 libraries with zero euros worth of
> tools.
> >versus just using the win32 native ones that we already have?
> These only work with M$ Visual C++ and are in a proprietary Makefile format
> that works with no other compiler than M$'s.

Does this mean with these patches people can compile PostgreSQL on WinNT
using something free like Bloodshed's Dev-C++?  (er...
if anyone's interested, it includes mingw32 with the install).

My only comment is "at last" if this can be made to work.

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

> Later,
> Gerhard
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