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Re: [PATCHES] PostgreSQL 8.0.3 and Ipv6

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] PostgreSQL 8.0.3 and Ipv6
Date: 2005-08-18 11:05:41
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> >>Researching this some more, I see:
> >>
> >>/mingw/include/ws2tcpip.h:struct sockaddr_in6 {
> >>
> >>do we need to include this somewhere?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Probably.
> >Note that most of what's in that file is only supported on 
> win2000 and 
> >newer, IIRC. So I'm unsure wether we can include it 
> unconditionally - 
> >it has to be tested.
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> Ouch! Remind me again why we decided to support NT4?

Because people use it?
We don's supoprt it in the installer, but IIRC we've had a couple of
requests for it. So *somebody* uses it.

I haven't looked at things, but I assume client code is also affected in
some ways? If so, we also support 9x.

> Does anyone have an NT4 build enviroment that they can test 
> patches on if I come up with a fix? I sure don't.

Build, no. Runtime, yes. I keep a couple of vmwares with NT4 around to
do this kind of testing on.

I'd be fine with requiring 2000+ to build as long as it can be *used* on



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