Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Ah, one thing we have done is to reference everything as pg* and define
> > it to be the libc function on unix and give a compatibility function on
> > Win32.  We do that with pgpipe.  That might be our best solution.
> We should do that sort of thing only as a very last resort.  It's
> particularly bad when we cannot easily enforce that all references use
> the pgxxx function.  pgpipe is manageable because there are very few
> places that need to use it, but the same cannot be said of rename.
> Personally I'd rather get rid of pgpipe as well ...

Yes, that is true that we can't know we hit all the places that need to
use pg*.

I added a comment in port.h:

 *  There is some inconsistency here because sometimes we require pg*, like
 *  pgpipe, but in other cases we define rename to pgrename just on Win32.

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