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Re: initdb

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: initdb
Date: 2003-10-03 18:57:42
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I posted this on hackers on 15 sept (see )

After installing the following into my msys/mingw set:
and <> (Not sure if
this was needed, but I did it anyway) and then running
"configure --without-zlib --without-readline", I  was able to "make" the
branch right through to the stage where it fails to link because of missing
fork/signmask/etc. Bison ran just fine, apparently.

If you do this make sure you install everything in default locations - the
bison binary has a hardcoded location for m4 (yuck).

The platform is WindowsXP-HE



Merlin Moncure wrote:

>Where did you get your flex and bison?  Were there any special steps to
>setting up MinGW environment that would be helpful to know?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Andrew Dunstan [mailto:andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net] 
>Sent: Friday, October 03, 2003 2:33 PM
>To: Postgresql Hackers; pgsql-hackers-win32
>Subject: [pgsql-hackers-win32] initdb
>I now have a C implementation of initdb, which successfully runs with 
>"make check" on my several linux machines, and compiles on Windows/MinGW
>too (can't run make check on Windows because we haven't got a native 
>postgres yet - I'm going to create a small dummy Windows postgres that 
>will let me check if this program works there).

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