Curtis Faith wrote:

>>Hannu Krosing asked:
>> Does anyone know how MySQL and interbase/firebird do it ?

>From the MySQL web site for version 4.0:

>"The Windows binaries use the Cygwin library. Source code for the
>version of Cygwin we have used is available on this page."

>I think this offers a very big opportunity to differentiate. If we had
>project support it would make PostgreSQL a more natural choice for
>Windows developers.

MySQL uses Cygwin for libreadline support in the client 'mysqlc'. That's
pretty much it.

The rest is a standard Visual C++ project that has the files moved from
the unix sources via a script.


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