|From:||Mark Cave-Ayland <mark(dot)cave-ayland(at)siriusit(dot)co(dot)uk>|
|To:||Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>|
|Cc:||Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, NISHIYAMA Tomoaki <tomoakin(at)staff(dot)kanazawa-u(dot)ac(dot)jp>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH] PostgreSQL fails to build with 32bit MinGW-w64|
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On -10/01/37 20:59, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>>> This is apparently an optimization bug in the compiler. If I turn
>>> optimization off (CFLAGS=-O0) it goes away. Ick.
>>> So at the moment I'm a bit blocked. I can't really file a bug because
>>> compiler can't currently be used to build postgres, I don't have time to
>>> construct a self-contained test case, and I don't want to commit
>>> changes to
>>> enable the compiler until the issue is solved.
>> If we're talking about adding support for a previously-unsupported
>> configuration, it seems to me that it would be fine to commit a patch
>> that made everything work, but for the compiler bug. We could refrain
>> from stating that we officially support that configuration until the
>> compiler bug is fixed, or even document the existence of the bug. We
>> can't be responsible for other people's broken code, but I don't
>> necessarily see that as a reason not to commit a prerequisite patch.
>> Otherwise, as you say, there's a chicken-and-egg problem, and who does
>> that help?
> Yeah, fair enough. I'll work on that.
Definitely do this (and then file a bug report with the project). I've
worked with both Kai and NightStrike from the MingW-W64 project to fix
previous bugs, and as long as they can build the offending source
themselves then they are very helpful and quick to respond.
Mark Cave-Ayland - Senior Technical Architect
PostgreSQL - PostGIS
Sirius Corporation plc - control through freedom
t: +44 870 608 0063
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