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Re: BUG #4441: Error in postgres Installing

From: tomas(at)tuxteam(dot)de
To: Hemantha <hemantha(at)codegen(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4441: Error in postgres Installing
Date: 2008-09-30 08:44:19
Message-ID: 20080930084419.GA32385@tomas (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 01:28:05AM +0000, Hemantha wrote:
> 
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      4441

Hemantha,

no need to submit a bug, since this is most probably not a bug of
PostgreSQL. It's more a question to post to the pgsql-novice mailing
list (see <http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-novice/>).

> i would be very much appreciate if you please let me know that why the below
> mention error occured and how can be resolved while i try to install
> postgresql 8.0.1 in 32bit Linux server.?

To understand better what is happening, we would need to know more about
your Linux environment. "32 bit Linux" is just too little :-)

> checking for shmget in -lcygipc... no
> checking for readline... no
> configure: error: readline library not found
> If you have readline already installed, see config.log for details on the
> failure.  It is possible the compiler isn't looking in the proper
> directory.
> Use --without-readline to disable readline support.

This tells you what to do:

 * either you try to make the readline headers available to the install
   script
 * or you tell the install script not to use readline (run "configure
   --without-readline, as the error message tells).

If you don't know what all this is about (and don't want to :) then
perhaps compiling PostgreSQL is not what you want to do: sure your Linux
distribution has a pre-compiled package to install. To know for sure,
we'd have again to know more about your Linux installation.

Regards
- -- tomás
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