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Re: psql undefined symbol error on Ubuntu

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Harsha Hegde" <harsha(dot)hegde(at)vonage(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: psql undefined symbol error on Ubuntu
Date: 2009-07-08 21:53:57
Message-ID: 11048.1247090037@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Harsha Hegde" <harsha(dot)hegde(at)vonage(dot)com> writes:
> I have installed postgres client on an Ubuntu machine. However, when I
> try to run 'psql', I get this error message: 

> # psql
> /usr/lib/postgresql/8.3/bin/psql: symbol lookup error:
> /usr/local/lib/libreadline.so.5: undefined symbol: PC

This is a readline problem --- it's missing some underlying library,
probably libtermcap.

			regards, tom lane

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