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Re: [PATCHES] PostgreSQL 7.2.1 and Sun's C compiler under Solaris8

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Stefan Lindner <lindner(at)visionet(dot)de>
Cc: <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] PostgreSQL 7.2.1 and Sun's C compiler under Solaris8
Date: 2002-04-15 18:38:32
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.30.0204151436310.834-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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I think we should get rid of the _init and _fini functions altogether,
because Solaris is not the only platform where this is a problem.
Evidently, there are already workarounds in place in case they don't work,
so it shouldn't be a problem to remove them.  Let's see what the ODBC guys

Stefan Lindner writes:

> Hi,
> PostgreSQL works well with this combination but with one modification:
> It will not compile with SunC Version 5.3 (no experience with other
> versions) unless
> you make the following change in file psqlodbc.c: remove the functions
> "_init" and "_fini". The crt.o library of Sun's C compiler contains this
> functions.
> This could be done by adding lines like
> 	#if !defined (__SUNPRO_C)
> 	...
> 	#endif
> The attachement is a modified version of psqlodbc according to this
> suggestion
> Stefan Lindner
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> tried it. (Donald E. Knuth)

Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net

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