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Re: BUG #5721: EnterpriseDB linux one-click installer missing libuuid.so.16

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Alexia Lau <alau(at)esri(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #5721: EnterpriseDB linux one-click installer missing libuuid.so.16
Date: 2010-11-12 18:09:17
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Alexia Lau wrote:
> 
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      5721
> Logged by:          Alexia Lau
> Email address:      alau(at)esri(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 9.0.1
> Operating system:   SUSE 11/RHEL 5.5 32-bit & 64-bit
> Description:        EnterpriseDB linux one-click installer missing
> libuuid.so.16
> Details: 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'm running into the same problem reported with bug #5677, but I'm
> installing on SUSE 11 and RedHat 5.5.  I saw a thread below and Dave Page
> mentioned that there's a bug which didn't copy the library properly which
> has been fixed at PostgreSQL 9.0.2.  What is the bug number related to this
> and when is the planned release for 9.0.2?  Will EnterpriseDB fix the
> one-click installer for linux builds to this?

The release of PG 9.0.2 is really under the control of the community
timetable.  I am not sure when the next minor update will happen. 
Sorry.

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> 
> Thank you,
> Alexia
> 
> 
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2010-10/msg00311.php
> 
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 3:56 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Mike Christensen <mike(at)xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 7:38 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> If you have a libossp-uuid.so.16, you might try symlinking
> libuuid.so.16
> >>> to that instead of carrying a separate file.
> >
> >> So now what you're saying is if it's not broke, fix it till it is :)
> >
> > Well, it's hard to argue with that position ;-).  But I'll try anyway:
> > the platform-provided version of the library will be updated for bug
> > fixes, compatibility rebuilds, etc.  Your private copy won't be, unless
> > you remember to do it.  Eventually that's gonna bite ya.
> >
> > Of course the best fix would be for EDB to ship a build of Postgres
> > that actually follows the platform-standard naming convention for this
> > library.  I'm still wondering why they're linking to libuuid.so.
> > Dave?
> 
> Because that's what comes with ossp-uuid 1.6.2, and I assume is what
> configure chooses when we use --with-ossp-uuid:
> 
> [buildfarm(at)bf2-linux ~]$ uuid-config --libs
> -luuid
> 
> FYI, there was also a bug in the installer which didn't copy the
> library properly, which has been fixed for 9.0.2.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Dave Page
> PostgreSQL Core Team
> http://www.postgresql.org/
> 
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