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Re: Major problems installing PostgreSQL on Win2k

From: "Agrawal, Manish" <MAgrawal(at)coba(dot)usf(dot)edu>
To: "'Yann(dot)G'" <Yann(dot)G(at)ifrance(dot)com>
Cc: "'pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Major problems installing PostgreSQL on Win2k
Date: 2003-02-16 14:27:53
Message-ID: 00A42578900AD411BCFD00A0C978DC9304DC01E5@mail.coba.usf.edu (view raw or flat)
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That is upto you, but I too downloaded Cygwin and pgsql but eventually went
with the native port. I think it is much better, you get pgsql in the
program files menu so you can just work with it like other windows program.

Please keep postings on the list

Manish

-----Original Message-----
From: Yann.G [mailto:Yann(dot)G(at)ifrance(dot)com] 
Sent: Saturday, February 15, 2003 5:14 PM
To: Agrawal, Manish
Subject: Re: [CYGWIN] Major problems installing PostgreSQL on Win2k


Well i did take time to download cygwin and PostgreSQL and it would be 
painful to dump these packages...you know ;(
Is there anything else?

 >I would recommend downloading the windows version of 7.3 available by
 >following the "Installing the PeerDirect ... " link at
 >http://techdocs.postgresql.org/ (for some reason the link is not working
 >right now but I think they are upgrading the site).
 >
 >This will install very smoothly like any other windows program. It also
 >includes the odbc driver so you don't have to download that separately.
Then
 >I would recommend installing pgAdmin II (if you are converting Access
 >databases, also get the pgMIgration wizard).
 >
 >Manish
 >
 >
 >
 >-----Original Message-----
 >From: Yann.G [mailto:Yann(dot)G(at)ifrance(dot)com]
 >Sent: Friday, February 14, 2003 8:23 PM
 >To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
 >Subject: [CYGWIN] Major problems installing PostgreSQL on Win2k
 >
 >I have downloaded the latest Cygwin with the default packing selected
hence
 >not a full download. Got the source of PostgreSQL but i can't compile it
on
 >Cygwin.
 >when i do ./configure it complain about not finding /bin/sh/sh
 >config/config.sub
 >So i look around and i found that i can do a nmake on win32.mak. Fine it
 >compiles the libraries but do i need to copy paste each in their default
 >locations??
 >I need help please ;)
 >
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