Mateusz.Loskot at cadcorp.com
Thu Mar 5 02:57:19 PST 2009
Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> >> Well as part of the rebuilding of the PostGIS build system, I made a
> >> conscious effort to write it in a way that would make compilation
> >> MSVC possible. As a result, all of the logic has been moved from the
> >> Makefiles into autotools which generates postgis_config.h. So if you
> >> come up with a suitable file for MSVC, you should just be left with
> >> standard MSVC compatibility issues.
> > Is your work available anywhere? In SVN?
> Absolutely; all the work has been in done in SVN trunk.
> I think Charlie Savage was the last person to attempt an MSVC build,
> and I tidied up
> and applied his main MSVC compilation patch. IIRC the only remaining
> issues were that MSVC was missing stdint.h and a couple of maths functions,
> but I haven't looked at this for a while. There were no showstoppers as far
> as I could see though.
It should be simple to solve by adding msinttypes files to PostGIS sources:
> >> Several people have expressed interest in helping add MSVC support,
> >> but
> >> no-one has yet stepped up to both i) do the work and ii) continue
> >> maintenance of the MSVC port. Until this happens then I doubt that
> >> we will switch.
> > I'd like to take a look at the stuff you've developed for this.
> Sure. As I mentioned before, if you're interested in getting MSVC
> builds up and running then I'm happy to review and apply
> patches to help you.
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