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Re: Install question

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Mickey" <mickey(at)mcnjeni(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Install question
Date: 2003-09-29 22:18:45
Message-ID: 11311.1064873925@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Mickey" <mickey(at)mcnjeni(dot)com> writes:
> I was instructed to add this:
> POSTGRESHOME=/usr/local/pgsql 
> MANPATH=$POSTGRESHOME/man:$MANPATH 
> PATH=$POSTGRESHOME/bin:$PATH 
> PGDATA=$POSTGRESHOME/data 
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$POSTGRESHOME/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH 
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH MANPATH PATH PGDATA

> To this file:
>  /etc/profile

> Which I have done, and it has been saved ;)

/etc/profile won't affect anything until you log in again.  Maybe not
then, depending on what shell you use, but try re-logging-in and then
look at the output of "env" to see if PGDATA has been set.

			regards, tom lane

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