On 2014-02-17 15:02:15 +0000, Dave Page wrote: > On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 2:58 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > >> Not sure - it's certainly installed on the box. I've enabled it for > >> now, and will see what happens. > > > > Sigh ... stop the presses. > > > > In 9.3, narwhal is *still* showing a PGDLLIMPORT-type failure that no > > other Windows critter is unhappy about: > > > > dlltool --export-all --output-def worker_spi.def worker_spi.o > > dllwrap -o worker_spi.dll --def worker_spi.def worker_spi.o > > -L../../src/port -L../../src/common -Wl,--allow-multiple-definition > > -L/mingw/lib -Wl,--as-needed -L../../src/backend -lpostgres > > Info: resolving _MyBgworkerEntry by linking to __imp__MyBgworkerEntry > > (auto-import) > > fu000001.o(.idata$3+0xc): undefined reference to `libpostgres_a_iname' > > fu000002.o(.idata$3+0xc): undefined reference to `libpostgres_a_iname' > > nmth000000.o(.idata$4+0x0): undefined reference to `_nm__MyBgworkerEntry' > > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status > > > > So we are back to square one AFAICS: we still have no idea why narwhal > > is pickier than everything else. (BTW, to save people the trouble of > > looking: MyBgworkerEntry is marked PGDLLIMPORT in HEAD but not 9.3.) > > > > Also, in HEAD narwhal is building things OK, but then seems to be > > dumping core in the dblink regression test, leaving one with not a very > > warm feeling about whether the contrib executables it's building are > > any good. > > Well, as we know, Narwhal is really quite old now. I think I built it > seven+ years ago. Is it really worth banging heads against walls to > support something that noone in their right mind should be using for a > build these days?
The problem is that lots of those issues are bugs that actually cause problems for msvc builds. If there were tests in worker_spi it'd quite possibly crash when run in 9.3. The problem is rather that the other animals are *not* erroring. Unless I am missing something. Greetings, Andres Freund -- Andres Freund http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers