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Re: CYGwin Installation on windows.

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Keith Quint <KeithQuint(at)Eunite(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Pgsql-Cygwin <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: CYGwin Installation on windows.
Date: 2001-11-29 19:51:40
Message-ID: 20011129145140.A2264@dothill.com (view raw or flat)
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Keith,

Please keep the replies on-list for the archvies...

On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 02:27:21PM -0000, Keith Quint wrote:
> When I installed Cygwin, I did so from the Internet and did not download all
> the binaries first. The installation I have does not have a /usr/local/pgsql
> directory. I will download the binaries and try again. Does this really make
> all the difference?

No.  When you configure without specifying --prefix then the installation
will default to /usr/local/pgsql.  I configured with --prefix=/usr as
dictated by the standard Cygwin distribution requirements.

> These notes look fairly substantial so I hope all goes well. 

You may also want to peruse the README:

    /usr/doc/Cygwin/postgresql-7.1.3.README

Jason

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