[postgis-devel] pgsql sources dependency relief ([tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us: Re: [HACKERS] FreeBSD broke with autoconf-based build])

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Tue Nov 1 09:35:29 PST 2005

Comments from Tom Lane about how wrong we're doing things.
Alex, do you see quick solutions ?


----- Forwarded message from Tom Lane <tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us> -----

Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2005 12:28:26 -0500
From: Tom Lane <tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] FreeBSD broke with autoconf-based build 
To: strk at refractions.net
Cc: pgsql-hackers at postgresql.org

strk at refractions.net writes:
> We'll have to add a check for ELF_SYSTEM in our own configure script.
> Wouldn't this be a problem for pgxs-compiled modules as well ?

No, because they import the PG installation's Makefile.global.  If you
are importing Makefile.shlib and not Makefile.global, you are doing
things seriously wrong.

			regards, tom lane

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