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Re: gmake install error

From: Sterling <smullett(at)omeninc(dot)com>
To: mcgee(at)student(dot)cs(dot)ucc(dot)ie
Cc: "pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: gmake install error
Date: 2000-12-12 23:35:08
Message-ID: 3A36B62C.30DCDC6E@omeninc.com (view raw or flat)
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(Newbie advice follows)

I'd make sure you have the correct version of gmake as required for the
installation.
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/admin/requirements.htm

Did you get errors in the ./configure or gmake commands just before this
one?
There also might be a permission issue.
I did everything as root during this installation phase and didn't have
any problems. Are you using root?
You don't need to be postgres user until the /usr/local/pgsql/data -D
step.

Just some thoughts.
I'd definately check your gmake and try it again as root, if you haven't
already.

Hope this helps.
-Sterling




Paul Joseph McGee wrote:

> hello every body,
> i am trying to install postgresql on my machine but when i got to the
> 'gmake install' i received the following error.
>
> ./mkinstalldirs /usr/local/pgsql/bin /usr/local/pgsql/lib
> mkdir /usr/local/pgsql
> mkdir /usr/local/pgsql/bin
> mkdir /usr/local/pgsql
> mkdir /usr/local/pgsql/lib
> gmake: *** [installdirs] Error 1
>
> does anyone know why this is?
> thanks,
> paul


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