I used tar.gz version,
now trying to get regression working.
I want two simo servers.
Any suggestions on port numbers?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Browne" <cbbrowne(at)acm(dot)org>
Sent: Friday, May 21, 2004 8:19 AM
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] two versions on same linux
> A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, pgimpelj(at)sympatico(dot)ca ("Paul
> > I have redhat 7.3 and postgres 7.2
> > Is there a way to have 7.4 installed together with postgres 7.2 ? and
both running at the same time,
> > with of course different data directories.
> > should i use the generic postgres or the rpm'd.
> Presumably the respective RPMs will conflict between the different
> versions, which is a bit of a problem.
> You could of course install one or the other or even both from source,
> as long as you choose a specific place to stick them.
> Under the circumstances, I'd be inclined to do this:
> - Install the PG 7.4 RPMs, in order to have things like Perl support
> managed by the package management system.
> Personally, I'd rather stick hot needles in my eyes (add further
> gruesome details as needed ;-)) than manage Perl stuff by hand.
> - Install PG 7.2 AND 7.4 in source code form in some place that YOU
> manage, and run the database clusters out of that.
> A naming convention could be to stick them in /opt; you'd configure
> the source builds something like:
> %postgresql-7.2.5> ./configure --prefix=/opt/postgres/7.2.5
> [then build and install 7.2.5]
> %postgresql-7.4.2> ./configure --prefix=/opt/postgres/7.4.2
> [then build and install 7.4.2]
> You'd need to customize both "init" scripts in /etc/rc.d, perhaps
> basing them on the ones provided by the RPM file.
> > The existing redhat has no passwords for postgres, and even if if
> > assign one to user postgres,
> > postgres ignores it.
> That's probably based on the ACLs configured in the pg_hba.conf file;
> if there are "trust" entries there, passwords can get ignored...
> (reverse (concatenate 'string "gro.mca" "@" "enworbbc"))
> "We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by
> Frankenstein logic." -- David Russell
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