> I've updated my VC++ build env with latest CVS, and it no
> longer builds because of changes to GIST:
> src\backend\access\gist\gistutil.c(237) : error C2057:
> expected constant expression
> src\backend\access\gist\gistutil.c(237) : error C2466: cannot
> allocate an array of constant size 0
> src\backend\access\gist\gistutil.c(237) : error C2133: 'storage' :
> unknown size
> The problem appears to come from:
> #define GEVHDRSZ (offsetof(GistEntryVector, vector))
> Which can't be used in this context.
> What would be the proper fix for that?
Hmm. Now that I look at it more clearly, it seems Hiroshi has a fix for
this in his submitted patch (that still had a lot of other problems in
the rest of it). I'm not sure if it's the proper fix, but it's there.
Comments on it?
--- src/backend/access/gist/gistutil.c.orig Thu Jun 22 20:46:55 2006
+++ src/backend/access/gist/gistutil.c Thu Jun 22 20:47:22 2006
@@ -228,6 +228,12 @@
* makes union of two key
+#define GEVHDRSZ (offsetof(GistEntryVector, vector))
gistMakeUnionKey( GISTSTATE *giststate, int attno,
GISTENTRY *entry1, bool
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