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Re: Missing path in pg_config

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: "Turner, John J" <JJTurner(at)statestreet(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Missing path in pg_config
Date: 2010-09-30 08:35:01
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On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 00:55, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Turner, John J
> <JJTurner(at)statestreet(dot)com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I’ve installed the PostgreSQL 9.0 binary package for Windows XP 32-bit and
>> I’m trying to install the temporal extension module available in
>> pg_Foundry.  One problem I can see that I’m running into is that the path
>> defined for PGXS in pg_config does not exist:
>> PGXS = c:/program files/PostgreSQL/9.0/lib/pgxs/src/makefiles/
>> I have a path up to the “…/lib” but nothing after that.  Do I need to
>> re-install something or run a script to flesh things out?
>> It seems when I follow the instructions for the temporal module install (as
>> found here), it bombs out when it tries to find this path while running make
>> install
> PGXS doesn't work with the VC++ build we use for Windows. I wonder if
> that output from pg_config should be #ifdef'd out until such time as
> we can figure out a way to make it work - if that's even possible.

I don't know pgxs internals well enough, but would it work if we just
shipped the pgxs file - for users of mingw? I have a feeling it won't
- the thing uses files generated by the postgresql ./configure-script,
doesn't it?

 Magnus Hagander

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