Tom Lane wrote:
Zoltan Boszormenyi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
Gregory Stark írta:
1) Please don't include configure in your patch. I don't know why it's checked
into CVS but it is so that means manually removing it from any patch. It's
usually a huge portion of the diff so it's worth removing.


Just for the record: the reason configure is in CVS is to avoid
requiring users of CVS checkouts to have autoconf installed.

Perhaps we should rethink that, but in any case there's no point
in submitting manual diffs to configure (or any other generated
file).  Best practice is to just remind the committer that the
generated file needs to be regenerated.

3) You could get rid of a bunch of #ifndef HAVE_LONG_INT_64 snippets by having
a #define like INT64PASSBYVALUE which is defined to be either "true" or

OK, this would also make the patch smaller.
Is pg_config_manual.h good for this setting?

I'd go for having a #define like that, but what is the reason to set it
in pg_config_manual.h?  Seems like the configure script should set it.

Obviously. :-) Thanks.


Magnus Hagander wrote:

Changes to also have to be "mirrored" in the msvc build scripts ( in most cases...


Thanks for the info, I modified this file as well.
Please review the change, I am not a Perl expert and
I don't have a Windows build environment.

New patch is attached.

Zoltán Böszörményi
Cybertec Schönig & Schönig GmbH

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