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Re: Building DBD::Pg fails at make test

From: Tom McMillen <tgmcmillen(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Building DBD::Pg fails at make test
Date: 2005-03-08 08:57:49
Message-ID: 20050308085749.48239.qmail@web60001.mail.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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--- Reini Urban <rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at> wrote:
> Tom McMillen schrieb:
> > I am trying to build the Perl DBI module BDB::Pg on cygwin so that I can use perl
> under
> > cygwin to connect to PostgreSQL 8.0.1 Win32 installed database.
> > 
> > I have built PostgreSQL 8.0.1 under cygwin sucessfully and have it installed under
> > /usr/local/pgsql so that the client libraries are installed there. (build with
> > --with-perl option)
> > 
> > However when trying to build the perl DBD::Pg and running make test I get the
> following
> > error:
> > 
> > #     Tried to use 'DBD::Pg'.
> > #     Error:  Can't load
> > '/home/tmcmillen/.cpan/build/DBD-Pg-1.40/blib/arch/auto/DBD/Pg/Pg.dll' for module
> > DBD::Pg: dlopen, Win32 error 126 at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8/cygwin/DynaLoader.pm line 230.
> > #  at (eval 2) line 2
> > # Compilation failed in require at (eval 2) line 2.
> > 
> > Under the README for DBD::Pg it lists this error as an issue for linux systems, in
> that
> > ldconfig is not finding the libpq.so library....
> > 
> > I have libpq.a in the /usr/local/pgsql/lib folder.
> 
> You usually build dynamically under cygwin perl, so you need pg.dll in 
> the path.
> Either copy /usr/local/bin/pg.dll to your path or add 
> <drive:>\cygwin\\usr\local\bin to your windows system path.
> 
> > If I set the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/pgsql/lib I still get
> the
> > same error
> 
> This is ignored under windows.
> 

Thanks...

I got it to build by appending the /usr/local/pgsql/lib to the end of the PATH env
variable.



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