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Re: Drizzle on MS windows


On Tue, 13 Jul 2010 21:15:09 +0530, Jobin Augustine <jobinau@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi All,
> As a hobby project started working on porting Drizzle to windows.
> I don't know anybody already started in this direction.
> have few options before me to start.
> 1. Use MinGW (http://www.mingw.org/)
> 2. Use Cygwin DLL and compile in windows
> (i think, postgres initially followed this path)
> 3. Cross compile to windows executable from Linux. (static build)
> Just started with option 2. but don't know whether i am in right direction.
> if anybody has any previous experience in any of the above, please
> guide me.

I'd recommend 1 over 2. Cygwin is problematic in a number of ways.

Stewart Smith

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