On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:13 AM, Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > Heikki Linnakangas wrote: >> I did some archeology, and found CheckTokenMembership() in MinGW's w32api >> packages version 3.14 >> (https://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/MinGW/Base/w32api/w32api-3.14/, >> in include/winbase.h). According to the timestamps on that download page, >> that was released in 2009. That was the oldest version I could find, so it >> might go even further back. >> >> Dave, do you know exactly what version of MinGW narwhal is running? And how >> difficult is it to upgrade to something slightly more modern? Ease of >> upgrade is another good data point on how far we need to support old >> versions. > > Given that this was backpatched and that it broke narwhal in all > branches, I think the solution needs to make narwhal work again without > requiring it to upgrade; so we should acquire CheckTokenMembership via > dynloading just like we do the other functions. If we want to require a > newer mingw version in pg10, that's acceptable, but it should be a > separate patch.
+1 for not moving the minimum system requirements in the back-branches. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers