postgresql: libpq.a not an import library

marco atzeri
Sat Jun 8 13:02:00 GMT 2013

Il 6/7/2013 7:27 AM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) ha scritto:
> On 2013-06-06 14:55, marco atzeri wrote:
>> Il 6/6/2013 9:30 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) ha scritto:
>>> libpq.a was always an import library for the libpq DLL, but in
>>> libpq-devel-9.2.4-1, it is an ordinary static library, but there is no
>>> libpq.dll.a implib either.  Could you please fix this?
>> give me some time to review again the "unusal" postgresql
>> build system.
>> When I patched to remove the dlltool/dllwrap I probably forgot something
> While you're at it, is the 9.x libpq DLL really ABI compatible with the
> 8.x version?  I haven't analyzed them, but just from history, I wouldn't
> be surprised if it wasn't, in which case the DLL really needs to be
> versioned so it doesn't collide with the old, unversioned 8.x DLL.

libqp seems so, major version 5 is unchanged.
Most of the others no.

> Yaakov

I uploaded a test version, here

that should solve the issue and have the dll versioning,
plus I removed the last trace of dlltool/dllwrap usage.

Could you please test before I replace all the others 9.2.x version ?

To download
wget -r -np -nH --cut-dirs=1 \

find postgresql -name index.html -o -name md5.sum | xargs rm


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