Richard Cook x261 wrote:
> My apologies. The file I worked with was from the postgresql-7.1.3.tar.gz.
> I had started out with the latest (7.2.1) tar, but after various failures
> rolled back to the 7.1.3 source, since I found evidence on the net that
> somebody had succeeded in building that on Solaris. I lost track of that
> change in source over the holiday weekend. It looks like 7.2.1 has it
> Even so, I have not yet fully succeeded in building with the 7.2.1 source.
> Using GCC, I got a running postgres, but failed to get pgaccess to work. I
> think that may be due to a corrupt libssl.so, but have not gone back to
> verify this. Using Sun tools, the compilation succeeded, but I got a
> WriteControlFile failure (File exists) when running "make check", which I
> never could diagnose.
Strange. We have tons of people on Solaris.
> So now I have a fully working 7.1.3 build, and I am tempted to leave well
> enough alone. Are the changes in 7.2.1 worth yet another build attempt?
Yes, each major release is pretty major in terms of fixes and features.
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