Tom Lane wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > I don't see a strong reason not
> > to stick with good old configure; make; make install.  You're already
> > requiring various Unix-like tools, so you might as well require the full
> > shell environment.
> Indeed.  I think the goal here is to have a port that *runs* in native
> Windows; but I see no reason not to require Cygwin for *building* it.


We focused on porting the programs. The goal was to have PostgreSQL
running native on Win32 for a user. Having a nice and easy maintainable
cross platform config, build and test environment for the developers is
definitely something that still needs to be done (hint, hint).


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