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Re: levenshtein contrib installation

From: Arnaud Lesauvage <thewild(at)freesurf(dot)fr>
To: Andreas Seltenreich <andreas+pg(at)gate450(dot)dyndns(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: levenshtein contrib installation
Date: 2006-06-07 10:21:38
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Andreas Seltenreich a écrit :
> Arnaud Lesauvage <thewild(at)freesurf(dot)fr> writes:
> 
>> I am running Postgresql 8.1.3 on a Win32 box (from binaries).
>> I read on the list that there was a contrib by Joseph Conway to
>> implement the Levenshtein distance algorithm.
>> Could anyone tell me if it is easy to install such a contrib in
>> postgresql, and if it is, how to do it ?
>> I suspect there is some kind of compilation needed, but maybe I am
>> wrong ?
> 
> If it isn't part of pginstaller, I'm afraid so. The environment needed
> on win32 for building contrib modules should be the same as for
> postgresql itself, which is documented here:
> <http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/static/installation.html>
> 
> If you don't need the fastest possible implementation, you could as
> well use a PL/pgSQL version:

Hi Andreas !

The PL/pgSQL version you posted is just perfect ! Thanks a lot !

--
Arnaud


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