Can you help let me how to uninstall postgres, if I do not have packages at Linux box.
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From: Tom Lane [mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us]
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:16 PM
To: Anuj Pankaj
Cc: Devrim GÜNDÜZ; pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] issue with Postgres uninstallation
Anuj Pankaj <anujp(at)cybage(dot)com> writes:
> To install Postgres I created a folder Postgres and I kept all packages and I installed Postgres from these packages.
> To Uninstall Me suppose, I have to run rpm -e <each packages name>. Here mistakenly I removed all packages.I
I rather doubt that rpm would have let you remove "all" packages, and
if it did you wouldn't have a functioning system at all. Please answer
the question specifically rather than handwaving.
> I am still able to login in Postgres.
Seems likely that you didn't actually remove Postgres.
In particular, successfully removing postgresql-server
would certainly have stopped the service.
regards, tom lane
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