> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Lane [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: 09 December 2005 14:33
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: Hiroshi Saito; Magnus Hagander; Bruce Momjian; PostgreSQL-patches
> Subject: Re: [PATCHES] CVS of 8.1.x MS-VC6 probrem. 
> 
> "Dave Page" <dpage@vale-housing.co.uk> writes:
> > As one of the people who has had the joy of maintaining this in the
> > past, I wanted to drop it as you may remember but that was 
> rejected on
> > the basis that someone somewhere might want to use their 
> own VC++ build
> > over our precompiled versions for some reason.
> 
> > Now that there is a project on pgFoundry allowing builds of 
> the entire
> > server using VC++, perhaps we should rethink that decision?
> 
> I recall wanting to drop it too.  Wasn't the argument about 
> whether the
> libpq.dll we produce would work nicely in a VC++ project?  If it does,
> then I'm willing to push the problem off to the pgFoundry project.

It works perfectly well - pgAdmin is built with VC++ on windows for
example, as is psqlODBC.

> (Of course that would be a change for 8.2, not something we 
> should drop
> in existing branches.)

Goes without saying doesn't it? :-)

Regards, Dave

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