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Re: PGSQL non installer for linux

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Sivaramakrishnan Nageswaran" <sivaramakrishnan(dot)nageswaran(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PGSQL non installer for linux
Date: 2008-06-20 14:05:54
Message-ID: 15811.1213970754@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Sivaramakrishnan Nageswaran" <sivaramakrishnan(dot)nageswaran(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> Does pgsql have anything like non-installer for linux i.e tar-gzipped bundle
> (as is available for linux in the form of zip file) which I can untar /unzip
> in the target machine? Basically I do not want to use rpm to install as it
> might fail due to dependency issues.

To be blunt, you're out of your mind.  You're going to end up
reinventing rpm, badly.  If an rpm install fails due to dependencies
it's a good indication that the software wouldn't have worked when
installed.

			regards, tom lane

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