On 03/30/2016 09:17 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
>> On 31 March 2016 at 07:49, Josh berkus <j...@agliodbs.com> wrote:
>>> So, can we stop supporting Windows native now?
>> Why would we want to?
>> The cost is small.
> Surely you jest.  Windows is the single biggest PITA platform from a
> portability perspective, and has been in every release cycle since we
> first had a Windows port, and there is no close second.

Add to that the cost on extension authors. I would surely *love* to dump
Windows support in PL/R as it is a major league PITA. It is probably an
understatement to say that over the last 10+ years, 95+% of the time I
have spent maintaining and supporting PL/R has been directly
attributable to the Windows port.


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