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Re: CVS of 8.1.x MS-VC6 probrem.

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,"Hiroshi Saito" <saito(at)inetrt(dot)skcapi(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,"Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,"PostgreSQL-patches" <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: CVS of 8.1.x MS-VC6 probrem.
Date: 2005-12-09 14:21:28
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-patches-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgsql-patches-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Tom Lane
> Sent: 09 December 2005 14:01
> To: Hiroshi Saito
> Cc: Magnus Hagander; Bruce Momjian; PostgreSQL-patches
> Subject: Re: [PATCHES] CVS of 8.1.x MS-VC6 probrem. 
> "Hiroshi Saito" <saito(at)inetrt(dot)skcapi(dot)co(dot)jp> writes:
> >> AFAIK we don't support NLS builds with MSVC anyway. (Check
> >> pg_config.h.win32, it has no #define NLS). So I don't 
> think this is an
> >> issue.
> > Um, I agree with you. Probably, Bruce san is also noticed.
> > I thought that Bruce san suggested the evolution.
> > However, I think that the plan is now difficult for 8.1.1.
> Yeah.  I had hoped the client-only build would "just work" with the
> snprintf changes, but if not there is no time to make it work 
> for 8.1.1.
> I would like to revisit this for 8.1.2 or 8.2, though.  It would be
> good to have NLS support in the client-only build, if we 
> intend to keep
> supporting that at all.

As one of the people who has had the joy of maintaining this in the
past, I wanted to drop it as you may remember but that was rejected on
the basis that someone somewhere might want to use their own VC++ build
over our precompiled versions for some reason.

Now that there is a project on pgFoundry allowing builds of the entire
server using VC++, perhaps we should rethink that decision?

Regards, Dave


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