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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>
Cc: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Getting started on W2K installation of postgreSQL
Date: 2001-06-12 00:41:40
Message-ID: 00ac01c0f2d8$71d55d00$2f64a8c0@iarchives.com (view raw or flat)
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Sorry, can't help -- I haven't encountered that one.  Anyone else have any
suggestions?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robby Slaughter" <webmaster(at)robbyslaughter(dot)com>
To: "Russell Black" <rblack(at)iarchives(dot)com>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 6:23 PM
Subject: RE: [CYGWIN] Getting started on W2K installation of postgreSQL


> Russell,
>
> Right! I created a database with initdb, and started the postmaster,
> now I want to connect to it using psql. But psql says thay "Database
> 'Robby Slaughter' doesn't exist in the system catalog." What does
> that mean?
>
> Thanks,
> Robby
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-cygwin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> [mailto:pgsql-cygwin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of Russell Black
> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 7:08 PM
> To: webmaster(at)robbyslaughter(dot)com; pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [CYGWIN] Getting started on W2K installation of postgreSQL
>
>
> 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
> >
> >
> > ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> > TIP 4: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster
>
>
> ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> TIP 4: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster
>


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