Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-10 Thread Dave Page
-Original Message- From: Justin Clift [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 09 March 2003 09:57 To: Dave Page Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server? PS. Is the source on the ftpsite

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-10 Thread Justin Clift
Andrew Dunstan wrote: - Original Message - From: Dave Page [EMAIL PROTECTED] I thought the idea was initdb would be rewritten in C. We cannot include grep/sed etc as they're GPL... I'd be happy to do this if it hasn't been done. After a quick perusal of the script I think it would be very

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-09 Thread Justin Clift
Dave Page wrote: It's rumoured that Justin Clift once said: There's more to making PostgreSQL work on Windows than just the pure packaging issues. We still have to figure out how we're going to handle stuff like needed grep, sed, etc just for PostgreSQL to run (they're required by initdb). I

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-09 Thread Andrew Dunstan
- Original Message - From: Dave Page [EMAIL PROTECTED] I thought the idea was initdb would be rewritten in C. We cannot include grep/sed etc as they're GPL... I'd be happy to do this if it hasn't been done. After a quick perusal of the script I think it would be very straightforward.

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-09 Thread Peter Eisentraut
Justin Clift writes: I thought the idea was initdb would be rewritten in C. We cannot include grep/sed etc as they're GPL... I heard Peter mention that, but my email seems to be a tad spotty and I haven't come across the rest of the conversation about it. I've started rewriting some of

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-08 Thread Merlin Moncure
Justin Clift wrote: This is the 'proof of concept' cygwin windows build. Strangely, I have a newer build than the one on the ftp server. Is there a binary version of postgres with Jan's patch available? Uh Oh. When you say newer version, what gives the feeling of it being newer?

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-08 Thread Justin Clift
Merlin Moncure wrote: Justin Clift wrote: snip The timestamp of the file on the ftp server is 1/28/03. The timestamp of file I previously dl'd (which I collected from whatever link you posted on this list) is 2/3/03. However I downloaded the older version and they are the same (same number of

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-08 Thread Dave Page
It's rumoured that Justin Clift once said: It's a simplified installation package of 7.3.1 with cygwin. Put it together so we can get a feel for the packaging issues we'll need to take into account for the proper release of a 7.4 Windows version. Yeah, but it won't will it? You're seeing all

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-07 Thread Justin Clift
Merlin Moncure wrote: This is the 'proof of concept' cygwin windows build. Strangely, I have a newer build than the one on the ftp server. Is there a binary version of postgres with Jan's patch available? Uh Oh. When you say newer version, what gives the feeling of it being newer? In the Proof

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-07 Thread Justin Clift
Bruce Momjian wrote: What is this build, exactly? It is Jan's patch brough up to 7.3, or cygwin? It's a simplified installation package of 7.3.1 with cygwin. Put it together so we can get a feel for the packaging issues we'll need to take into account for the proper release of a 7.4 Windows

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-07 Thread Bruce Momjian
What is this build, exactly? It is Jan's patch brough up to 7.3, or cygwin? --- Justin Clift wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip How about putting a README file in that directory as well, giving out the same

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-06 Thread Peter Eisentraut
Justin Clift writes: Yep, that's the first Proof of Concept build, and it *prominently* has a message at the start of the installation that says to email me with any problems about it. Maybe a so-called Proof of Concept build could be put into an area on the FTP server that conveys that fact

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-06 Thread Justin Clift
Peter Eisentraut wrote: Justin Clift writes: Yep, that's the first Proof of Concept build, and it *prominently* has a message at the start of the installation that says to email me with any problems about it. Maybe a so-called Proof of Concept build could be put into an area on the FTP server

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-06 Thread greg
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I'm open to suggestions for making a more visible way for people to know how to contact us, if needed. How about putting a README file in that directory as well, giving out the same warnings and contact information that appears upon install?

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-06 Thread Justin Clift
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip How about putting a README file in that directory as well, giving out the same warnings and contact information that appears upon install? Thanks Greg, excellent suggestion. Just added it to my personal ToDo list. :) Regards and best wishes, Justin Clift - --

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-05 Thread Marc G. Fournier
Justin put them up, but I believe that any bug reports for them should be sent to [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Peter Eisentraut wrote: There are Windows binaries on the PostgreSQL FTP server mirrors, for example,

Re: [HACKERS] Who puts the Windows binaries on the FTP server?

2003-03-05 Thread Justin Clift
Marc G. Fournier wrote: Justin put them up, but I believe that any bug reports for them should be sent to [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... Yep, that's the first Proof of Concept build, and it *prominently* has a message at the start of the installation that says to email me with any problems about it. I'm