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Re: Getting started on W2K installation of postgreSQL

From: "Russell Black" <rblack(at)iarchives(dot)com>
To: <webmaster(at)robbyslaughter(dot)com>, <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Getting started on W2K installation of postgreSQL
Date: 2001-06-12 00:07:52
Message-ID: 00a601c0f2d3$b90c34a0$2f64a8c0@iarchives.com (view raw or flat)
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Robby,

If you don't want to compile it, you can just use the binary that comes with
cygwin

look at the postmaster and initdb man pages to get you started.

- make sure you also get cygipc
(http://www.neuro.gatech.edu/users/cwilson/cygutils/V1.1/cygipc/)

Russell

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robby Slaughter" <webmaster(at)robbyslaughter(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 5:36 PM
Subject: [CYGWIN] Getting started on W2K installation of postgreSQL


> Folks,
>
> 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
cannot
>   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,
> Robby
>
>
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> TIP 4: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster


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