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Re: problem to configure postgresql

From: "Russell Black" <rblack(at)iarchives(dot)com>
To: "Giuliano Castelli" <giulcast(at)yahoo(dot)com>, <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: problem to configure postgresql
Date: 2001-11-08 17:07:13
Message-ID: 02f801c16877$cf7590f0$0464a8c0@iarchives.com (view raw or flat)
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Why are you trying to build postgresql?  Why don't you just use the
pre-built binary that comes with cygwin in /usr/bin?

Russell

----- Original Message -----
From: "Giuliano Castelli" <giulcast(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2001 7:41 AM
Subject: [CYGWIN] problem to configure postgresql


> I tried to install PostgreSQL without success.
>
> At the beginning I wrote:
> ./ipc-daemon --install-as-service
> net start ipc-daemon
> the computer correctly answer:
> The Cygwin IPC Daemon service is starting.
> The Cygwin IPC Daemon service was started
> successfully.
>
> Now if I try to configure PostgreSQL a bug occurs.
>
> If I write:
> ./configure
> the computer answer:
> loading cache ./config.cache
> checking host system type... i686-pc-cygwin
> checking which template to use... win
> checking whether to build with locale support... no
> checking whether to build with recode support... no
> checking whether to build with multibyte character
> support... no
> checking whether to build with Unicode conversion
> support... no
> checking for default port number... 5432
> checking for default soft limit on number of
> connections... 32
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works... yes
> checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) is a
> cross-compiler... no
> checking whether we are using GNU C... yes
> checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
> using CFLAGS=-O2
> checking whether the C compiler (gcc -O2 ) works... no
> configure: error: installation or configuration
> problem: C compiler cannot creat
> e executables.
>
> and then it stops. I don't understand why because
> cygipc runs, doesn't it?
>
> the .log file contains:
> This file contains any messages produced by compilers
> while
> running configure, to aid debugging if configure makes
> a mistake.
>
> configure:629: checking host system type
> configure:655: checking which template to use
> configure:818: checking whether to build with locale
> support
> configure:847: checking whether to build with recode
> support
> configure:877: checking whether to build with
> multibyte character support
> configure:929: checking whether to build with Unicode
> conversion support
> configure:960: checking for default port number
> configure:994: checking for default soft limit on
> number of connections
> configure:1118: checking for gcc
> configure:1231: checking whether the C compiler (gcc
> ) works
> configure:1247: gcc -o conftest    conftest.c  1>&5
> configure:1273: checking whether the C compiler (gcc
> ) is a cross-compiler
> configure:1278: checking whether we are using GNU C
> configure:1287: gcc -E conftest.c
> configure:1306: checking whether gcc accepts -g
> configure:1349: checking whether the C compiler (gcc
> -O2 ) works
> configure:1365: gcc -o conftest -O2   conftest.c
> -lcygipc 1>&5
>
/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/2.95.3-5/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/bin/ld:
> cannot find -lcygipc
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> configure: failed program was:
>
> #line 1360 "configure"
> #include "confdefs.h"
>
> main(){return(0);}
>
>
>
> Have you any ideas why it happens?
>
> Many thanks, best regards,
>
> Giuliano Castelli.
>
>
>
>
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