Re: [HACKERS] Windows Tools

2010-09-06 Thread Magnus Hagander
On Sat, Sep 4, 2010 at 00:26, Peter Geoghegan peter.geoghega...@gmail.com wrote: Hi David I seem to recall the last time that I built Postgres on windows using VC++, there was a whole load of compiler warnings, because MS have taken it upon themselves to deprecate various C std lib functions

Re: [HACKERS] Windows Tools

2010-09-06 Thread Pavel Golub
Hello, David. We are still using MinGW. Why? How? And other questions are answered in my post: http://pgolub.wordpress.com/2008/12/15/building-postgresql-client-library-using-mingw-under-winxp-sp3/ You wrote: DF Hello, DF At work, I've been tasked with providing some Windows connection DF

[HACKERS] Windows Tools

2010-09-03 Thread David Fetter
Hello, At work, I've been tasked with providing some Windows connection libraries, etc. Are people still using MinGW, or should I just recommend using a proprietary toolkit to do the builds? If so, which one(s)? Cheers, David (Windows n00b) -- David Fetter da...@fetter.org http://fetter.org/

Re: [HACKERS] Windows Tools

2010-09-03 Thread Dave Page
On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 4:11 PM, David Fetter da...@fetter.org wrote: Hello, At work, I've been tasked with providing some Windows connection libraries, etc.  Are people still using MinGW, or should I just recommend using a proprietary toolkit to do the builds?  If so, which one(s)? Visual

Re: [HACKERS] Windows Tools

2010-09-03 Thread Magnus Hagander
On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 17:18, Dave Page dp...@pgadmin.org wrote: On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 4:11 PM, David Fetter da...@fetter.org wrote: Hello, At work, I've been tasked with providing some Windows connection libraries, etc.  Are people still using MinGW, or should I just recommend using a

Re: [HACKERS] Windows Tools

2010-09-03 Thread David Fetter
On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 06:24:06PM +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote: On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 17:18, Dave Page dp...@pgadmin.org wrote: On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 4:11 PM, David Fetter da...@fetter.org wrote: Hello, At work, I've been tasked with providing some Windows connection libraries, etc.  

Re: [HACKERS] Windows Tools

2010-09-03 Thread Peter Geoghegan
Hi David I seem to recall the last time that I built Postgres on windows using VC++, there was a whole load of compiler warnings, because MS have taken it upon themselves to deprecate various C std lib functions (in particular, string.h functions). You're supposed to use their non-standard