Bruce Momjian wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 02:08:19PM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > In the Windows MSVC build, we handle pg_config_os.h in the Perl scripts,
> > but not dynloader.h.  The attached patch copies the process used for
> > pg_config_os.h to handle dynloader.h.  I believe this is the only *.h
> > file that has this problem.
> > 
> > This should fix the PL/Java Windows build problem.  I don't think I will
> > get this patch into 9.5.0 but will put it in after 9.5.0 is released and
> > it will appear in all the next minor version releases, including 9.5.1,
> > which should happen in the next 60 days.
> Oops.  Once this patch is applied, it is only going to take effect when
> someone _installs_ Postgres.  Even an initdb will not add the file. 
> This means that upgrading to the next minor release will _not_ fix this.

They will, unless they build from source -- which most people don't.

> This suggests that we perhaps should consider this for 9.5.0, and that
> your hack will have to be active until 9.4 gets to end-of-life, or
> perhaps 9.5 if we can't get this into 9.5.0.  People who are using 9.5
> Beta or RC will still not have the file, meaning 9.5 end-of-life might
> still be a requirement.

I think this should be fixed in 9.5.0 since you already have the patch --
what's the point of waiting for 9.5.1?

Álvaro Herrera      
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services

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