"Kevin O'Gorman" <kogorman(at)pacbell(dot)net> writes:
> For one thing, has anybody recently read the stuff that prints at the
> end of a 'make install'?
Yeah, it's pretty out-of-date. Someone or other had promised to update
it (Peter E. I think).
> For another the INSTALL document is a bit coy about what happens when
> you install as root. If you have Perl configured, the process creates
> at least one file that will cause problems if you later try a 'make'
> as non-root.
"At least one file" isn't very helpful. If you want these things fixed,
how about *specifics*? Patches would be even better ;-). (The same
goes for documentation shortcomings, btw.)
> I did NOT configure multibyte support. This caused restore to fail
> because one of the very early commands was setting the US-ASCII
> encoding. PostgreSQL barked at me that multibyte was not supported,
> and the process stopped.
Hmm, I suppose CREATE DATABASE WITH ENCODING 'US-ASCII' had better be
accepted even when multibyte isn't enabled. (Tatsuo, any comment here?)
regards, tom lane
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