On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 10:01:06PM +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> Hiroshi Saito wrote:
> >>>> Ok. So there are actually two ways to go about it:
> >>>> 1) Discontinue support for MSVC6 and require MSVC8
> >>>> 2) Change it so that MSVC6 can still build libpq, just not with SSPI
> >>>> support. This can be done by conditionally enabling ENABLE_SSPI, so
> >>>> it's
> >>>> not that hard.
> >>>> The question is, if we go with option 2, is it something that anybody
> >>>> actually will *use*?
> >>> I desire 1 as formal. However, It contains VC7.1 and VC8.
> >>> Moreover, libpq.dll can be used by the module of VC6.
> >> Is there any actual reason to keep VC7.1 support?
> > It is still used and has sufficient function. Then, Inoue-san is
> > developing in the environment.:-)
> > The project file of VC7.1 differs from VC8 a little. However, nmake.exe
> > absorbs it.
> > for the reasons, we are maintaining win32.mak. but, project file offers
> > the minimum function
> > in simple. MSDTC is a reason for being somewhat more complicated than
> > standard compile.
> Ok. Just to be clear, do you need MSVC7.1 support, or do you need
> win32.mak/nmake support? I realize they both work here, but if we
> changed something else that needed MSVC8 but maintained the win32.mak
> file, would that be enough?
Since I've had no further feedback, I've applied a patch that changes the
list of supported MSVC versions to 7.1-8.0, but keeping the win32.mak
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