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Re: Don't know where to begin

From: "Oliver Elphick" <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Mark Cannata <markcann(at)mediaone(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Don't know where to begin
Date: 2000-09-13 10:30:18
Message-ID: 200009131030.e8DAUIm29156@linda.lfix.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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Mark Cannata wrote:
  >When I run initdb I get the following message:
  >initdb does not know where to find the files that make up Postgres (the
  >PGLIB directory). You must identify the PGLIB directory either with a
  >--pglib invocation option or by setting the PGLIB environment variable, or
  >by having a program called 'postconfig' in your search path that outputs an
  >assignment for PGLIB.
  >
  >I've read the man page. I guess I don't understand the syntax.
 
initdb is looking for a file called global1.bki.source, which on my (Debian)
system is in /usr/lib/postgresql/lib.  For me, that would be the value to give
to initdb.  You need to find out where the Red Hat package puts that file
and give the appropriate directory name.
 
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Oliver Elphick                                Oliver(dot)Elphick(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk
Isle of Wight                              http://www.lfix.co.uk/oliver
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     "For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are 
      your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens 
      are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than 
      your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts."       
                               Isaiah 55:8,9 



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