I am thinking this patch needs to be applied, and the #ifdef test
changed to WIN32 so both MinGW and MSVC use the changed structure

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Hiroshi Saito wrote:
> Hi. Tom-san.
> Oops, I understood it. Thank you for suggestion.
> What condition is this?
> Regards,
> Hiroshi Saito
> From: "Tom Lane"
> > "Hiroshi Saito" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >>> Why do we need to reorder the fields in the struct?
> > 
> >> Eh? Even my FreeBSD used well shows a structure object.
> > 
> > The standard lists the fields in the other order:
> > http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/basedefs/netdb.h.html
> > 
> > Even though the standard doesn't say that that has to be the physical
> > order, every other platform besides Windows does it that way.  The patch
> > as given is unacceptable because it *will* break other platforms (mine
> > for instance ;-)).  If it has to be this way for Windows then we need
> > some sort of platform-specific #ifdef.  Considering that the code works
> > as-is on several sorts of Windows builds, we probably need something
> > even more specific than that, like #if MSVC-before-version-XX.
> > 
> > regards, tom lane

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