Chapter 6. Installation on Win32

Table of Contents
Building the libraries
Installing the libraries
Using the libraries

Build and installation instructions for Postgres v6.4 client libraries on Win32.

Building the libraries

The makefiles included in Postgres are written for Microsoft Visual C++, and will probably not work with other systems. It should be possible to compile the libaries manually in other cases.

To build the libraries, change directory into the src directory, and type the commands

copy include\config.h.win32 include\config.h
nmake /f win32.mak
    
This assumes that you have Visual C++ in your path.

The following files will be built: