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Re: What's left?

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Thomas Swan <tswan(at)idigx(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: What's left?
Date: 2004-01-24 10:39:06
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Thomas Swan wrote:

>> More properly:
>> %ProgramFiles%\PostgreSQL
>> And then, if they don't like that, let them put it wherever they darn
>> well please.
>>> For right now, I'd suggest a directory that doesn't have whitespace 
>>> and localization issues :-P
>> It will have to be faced.  If it cannot handle spaces or funny
>> characters, it will simply fail.
> What about 8.3 short names for the win32 environment? 
> "C:\Progra~1\Postgres" Should be able to work correctly.  Isn't there 
> a win32 command to get the short path if you need it?

Please not... 8.3 is really ancient.
PostgreSQL-win32 should be as native as possible, including all 
naming/path/registry conventions. The more familiar pgsql looks to 
hardcore windowers, the better will be the acceptance for a newbie.


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