On 02/05/2014 12:06 AM, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> On 02/04/2014 10:43 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
>>> On 2014-02-04 02:10:47 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
>>>> Meh.  It might be that the DateStyle usage in postgres_fdw would
>>>> accidentally fail to malfunction if it saw a bogus value of the
>>>> variable.
>>>> But it's hard to believe that this would be true of MainLWLockArray.
>>> There's not that much lwlock usage in contrib. It's just
>>> pg_stat_statements and pg_buffercache. Neither has tests... So it very
>>> well could be that breakage simply hasn't been observed.
>> Hm, you're right --- I'd have thought there were more of those.
>> Ugh.  This problem was bad enough when I thought that it would only lead
>> to link-time errors detectable in the buildfarm.  If it can lead to
>> errors
>> only observable at runtime --- and maybe not obvious even then --- then
>> I think we *have to* do something about it.  By that I mean that we must
>> get rid of the need to manually plaster PGDLLIMPORT on global variables.
>> Anybody with a Windows build environment want to test the "#define
>> extern"
>> trick?
> We have details on how to build with Mingw/Msys on Windows on an Amazon
> VM <http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Building_With_MinGW> which is either
> free or very cheap. Do I need to give instructions on how to do this for
> MSVC builds too? It's really not terribly hard.

I've got some guidance on that here:


from setting up a clean Windows instance for builds, on to the build

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