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Re: Databse installation problem

From: Tim Bowden <tim(dot)bowden(at)westnet(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Bhushan Verma <verma(dot)bhushan(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Databse installation problem
Date: 2009-09-21 06:42:34
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On Mon, 2009-09-21 at 11:54 +0530, Bhushan Verma wrote:
> Hi,thanks for your mail.
> I have alredy stopped the database before new installation.
> I have tried as you said but I am getting the same version 8.3.1.
> 
> As per Tim Bowden said , I have also done these steps but not able to
> get the 8.3.7 version.
> 
> On 9/21/09, Gurjeet Singh <singh(dot)gurjeet(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>         This does not belong to pgsql-bugs.
>         
>         I have a feeling that your previous version of postgres is
>         still running. You should have stopped that daemon before
>         doing 'rm -rf'. attaching/pasting your pgstartup.log would
>         also help.
>         
>         For now, kill your current postgres processes, and then try to
>         start again.
>         
>         Best regards,
>         
>         
>         On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Bhushan Verma
>         <verma(dot)bhushan(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>                 
>                 I have tried to install postgres version 8.3.7 as
>                 follows
>                 
>                 rm -rf /var/lib/pgsql
>                 mkdir /var/lib/pgsql
>                 ./configure --prefix /var/lib/pgsql
>                 gmake
>                 su
>                 gmake install
>                 adduser postgres
>                 mkdir /var/lib/pgsql/data
>                 chown postgres /var/lib/pgsql/data
>                 su - postgres
>                 /usr/local/pgsql/bin/initdb -D /var/lib/pgsql/data
>                 /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postgres -D /var/lib/pgsql/data
>                 >pgstartup.log 2>&1 &
>                 /usr/local/pgsql/bin/createdb test
>                 /usr/local/pgsql/bin/psql test
>                 
>                 then i log on database to see the version
>                 test=> select version();
>                 
>                 version
>                 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                  PostgreSQL 8.3.1 on i386-redhat-linux-gnu, compiled
>                 by GCC gcc (GCC) 4.3.0 20080314 (Red Hat 4.3.0-3)
>                 (1 row)
>                 but its showing me 8.3.1 that was my previous version.
>                 Could anyone tell me what is the problem.
>                 
>                 -- 
>                 With Regards,
>                 Bhushan

Ok, actually reading what you did this time, why are you
running /usr/local/pgsql/bin/* when your configure --prefix
is /var/lib/pgsql/?

You're stating the old install not the new install.

HTH,
Tim Bowden



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