On Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 5:22 PM, Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > I'm not a fan of MinGW (gcc) on Windows, it's a right pain. It's also > the only open source compiler currently supported for PostgreSQL on > Windows - practically the only one available. I don't know about you, > but I'm not too keen on assuming Microsoft will continue to offer free > toolchains that're usable for our purposes. They're crippling their free > build tools more and more with each release, which isn't a good trend.
I was under the impression that Microsoft had finally come around to implementing a few C99 features in Visual Studio 2013 precisely because they want there to be an open source ecosystem on Windows. -- Peter Geoghegan -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers