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Chapter 1. Installation Instructions

1.1. Short Version

./configure
gmake
su
gmake install
adduser postgres
mkdir /usr/local/pgsql/data
chown postgres /usr/local/pgsql/data
su - postgres
/usr/local/pgsql/bin/initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
/usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data >logfile 2>&1 &
/usr/local/pgsql/bin/createdb test
/usr/local/pgsql/bin/psql test

The long version is the rest of this chapter.

Comments


Jan. 30, 2005, 10:52 p.m.

Please note that both
readline-devel and ncurses-devel are required for the configure step.
This is not explained at all in the Requirements section!

Rene

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