Magnus Hagander wrote: > >> Here is an updated version of the win32 readdir patch. > > > >> 1) Now puts in exactly the same change as the current-cvs mingw code > >> does. (see > >> > >>http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/mingw/runtime/mingwex/dir > ent.c?r1=3D > >> 1.3&r2=3D1.4, second part of the patch). > > > I don't really agree with cluttering our code with temporary > workarounds > >for a mingw bug. > > Fine by me, as long as we still keep it on the win32 page. It *is* > required to build on win32 (or rather - not to build, but if you build > without it, you will get a runtime failure). > > AFAIK we have no idea when the new mingw will actually be out, but if > it's out before the postgresql version with win32, then we're fine > without it. If not, we can discuss at that time if we want it > temporarily applied or keep it as a temporary patch (since it might at > that point make a big difference for people downloading the distro and > thinking it would work out of the box).
I suggest we apply the patch, and add a TODO to remove it once we get an MinGW update that fixes it. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 9: the planner will ignore your desire to choose an index scan if your joining column's datatypes do not match