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Re: Installing PostgreSQL Yum Repository

From: Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>
To: Jonathan Pool <pool(at)utilika(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Installing PostgreSQL Yum Repository
Date: 2012-08-19 09:07:11
Message-ID: 1345367231.19699.4.camel@lenovo01-laptop03.gunduz.org (view raw or flat)
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Hi,

On Sat, 2012-08-18 at 10:25 -0700, Jonathan Pool wrote:
> I am trying to follow the instructions on
> http://www.postgresql.org/download/linux/redhat/ for installing the
> PostgreSQL Yum Repository (on RHEL 5).
> 
> So I downloaded pgdg-redhat-9.1-4.noarch.rpm into a directory from
> http://yum.postgresql.org/9.1/redhat/rhel-5-x86_64/pgdg-redhat-9.1-4.noarch.rpm.
> 
> Then I tried to install it with:
> 
> rpm -i
> http://yum.postgresql.org/9.1/redhat/rhel-5-x86_64/pgdg-redhat-9.1-4.noarch.rpm
> 
> Instead of an installation, I got:
> 
> error: skipping
> http://yum.postgresql.org/9.1/redhat/rhel-5-x86_64/pgdg-redhat-9.1-4.noarch.rpm - transfer failed - Unknown or unexpected error

Could you please try:

rpm -ivh http://yum.postgresql.org/9.1/redhat/rhel-5-x86_64/pgdg-redhat91-9.1-5.noarch.rpm


> I was surprised that the instructions told me to download a file and then issue a command that doesn't reference the downloaded file.

That is my mistake. I changed the filenames a few months before, but it
seems I forgot to update website:

http://yum.postgresql.org/repopackages.php

This is now up2date.

Regards,

-- 
Devrim GÜNDÜZ
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PostgreSQL Danışmanı/Consultant, Red Hat Certified Engineer
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