On 26 January 2016 at 23:04, Yury Zhuravlev <u.zhurav...@postgrespro.ru>

> Hello hackers.
> Why we do not use PGDLLEXPORT (__declspec (dllexport)) for the libpq (and
> other dlls)?
> Now we are using black magic with gendef.pl for get def (aka export.txt)
> from .obj files.
> I have set for some functions and it works.
> Perhaps there is a circumstance that I do not know but my version seems to
> me simplify build under Windows.





(sorry for HTML horror)

for history.

TL;DR:  PGDLLEXPORT is considered ugly Windows-droppings in the code and so
a less visible, albeit more convoluted, solution is used.

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