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Re: INSTALL appnote for Solaris 10...

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM>
Cc: John R Pierce <pierce(at)hogranch(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: INSTALL appnote for Solaris 10...
Date: 2007-05-14 18:10:04
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Zdenek Kotala wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
> > I just built a version of postgres 8.2.4 on Solaris 10 x86 ... a few 
> > things that could be mentioned in INSTALL, and or in the Solaris notes....
> 
> Solaris.FAQ is best place for it.
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faqs.FAQ_Solaris.html
> 
> <snip>
> > 
> > Solaris has a `crle` command that performs a function similar to 
> > ldconfig of the BSD systems.     To globally add libreadline and libsl 
> > to the library path, I used...
> > 
> >  crle -l /lib:/usr/lib:/opt/sfw/lib:/usr/sfw/lib
> > 
> > if you only wanted to do this for a single user, then put the following 
> > in that user's profile,
> > 
> >  export LD_LIBRARY_PATH; LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/sfw/lib:/usr/sfw/lib
> > 
> > for compilation, set the path as..
> > 
> >    export PATH; PATH=/usr/bin:/opt/SUNWspro/bin:/usr/sfw/bin:/usr/ccs/bin
> > 
> 
> Better way is use -R linker switch:
> 
> LDFLAGS="-R /opt/sfw/lib:/usr/sfw/lib"
> 
> > 
> > The contrib/start-scripts/freebsd worked adequately as 
> > /etc/init.d/postgres if I removed the -l from the `su` commands.
> 
> On Solaris 10 SMF is recommended instead standard start stop scripts. 
> You can get SMF script for example there:
> 
> http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/howtoguides/postgresqlhowto.jsp#2
> or
> http://src.opensolaris.org/source/xref/sfw/usr/src/cmd/postgres/postgresql-8.2/Solaris/
> 
> 
> 		Zdenek
> 
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