If you don't want to compile it, you can just use the binary that comes with
look at the postmaster and initdb man pages to get you started.
- make sure you also get cygipc
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robby Slaughter" <webmaster(at)robbyslaughter(dot)com>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 5:36 PM
Subject: [CYGWIN] Getting started on W2K installation of postgreSQL
> I'm just trying to get started on setting up postgreSQL on a Windows 2000
> box, and I'm horribly confused. I've tried both techinqiues: compile
> natively using Visual C++, and install cygwin and run the "Unix" version.
> I'm to the point where I'm running a bash shell and am trying to start the
> "easy" installation instrucitons. However, when I type in "./configure"
> I get hte error:
> configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler
> create executables.
> I tried changing the permissions on the postgresql-7.1.2 directory but
> that didn't seem to help. Any ideas?
> Stuck but hopeful,
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> TIP 4: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster
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