On 2016-03-31 13:30:58 +0300, Yury Zhuravlev wrote: > Craig Ringer wrote: > >Yeah, you're right. He's not the only one either. > > > >I was reacting to the original post, and TBH didn't think it through. The > >commit logs suggest there's a decent amount of work that goes in, and I'm > >sure a lot of it isn't visible when just looking for 'windows', 'win32', > >'msvc', etc. > > > >Even the build system affects people who don't use it, if they're adding > >features. I recently backported a bunch of 9.3 functionality to 9.1, and > >in the process simply stripped out all the Windows build system changes as > >"meh, too hard, don't care". > > > >So yeah. I casually handwaved away a lot of work that's not highly > >visible, but still happens and is important, and was wrong to do so. I've > >done a bit on Windows myself but didn't fully recognise the burden support > >for it places on patches to core infrastructure and on committers. > > Maybe someone in the community to appoint a chief for Windows?
If somebody wanted to be that they'd just have to start doing it. It's not like windows problems are an infrequent occurrance. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers