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Re: Question about postgresql-8.1.2-1-binaries-no-installer.zip(win32)

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: Tony Caduto <tony(dot)caduto(at)amsoftwaredesign(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Question about postgresql-8.1.2-1-binaries-no-installer.zip(win32)
Date: 2006-01-30 13:05:10
Message-ID: 43DE0F06.9070506@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander wrote:

>>I want to create the litest possible setup for use in my IM 
>>server (Lightning Messenger), and eliminate any unneeded 
>>files so I can have the smallest setup I can get.
>>
>>I already have a complete working setup built with Inno 
>>setup(it's 4.8 mb), now I just need to get it as lite as posssible.
>>    
>>
>
>Well, for starters, build from source. Don't enable things like SSL,
>NLS, PLs etc. That'll give you smaller binaries.
>You can skip a bunch of conversions if you're never going to need them.
>ANd of course, you don't need things like libpostgres.a.
>As for the actual binaries, you need postgres and postmaster. All the
>rest are optional (though you're probably goping to want initdb).  The
>only DLL needed should be libpq.dll - assuming you didn't put in support
>for ssl, kerberos, nls etc.
>
>  
>

you also probably want pg_ctl. It's pretty light, though.


cheers

andrew

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