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Re: Starting postgres server on mac os x 10.6.8

From: Andrew Barinov <abarinov(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Scott Ribe <scott_ribe(at)elevated-dev(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Starting postgres server on mac os x 10.6.8
Date: 2012-02-05 22:31:26
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Actually no, I installed it using a tarball of the postgres website.
Everything related to postgres is located inside /Libary/PostgreSQL/
directory, so I'll start there first. Do you know the exact location the
logfile is put in from the tarball installation?

On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Scott Ribe <scott_ribe(at)elevated-dev(dot)com>wrote:

> On Feb 5, 2012, at 3:14 PM, Andrew Barinov wrote:
>
> > This is my first time trying to solve a postgres issue, I just now
> realized that the command I tried before wasn't to open the logfile but to
> do something else. I couldn't find the command in the postgres docs to open
> and see the contents of the logfile, can you tell me what it is?
>
> Ah, there is no such command. The log file is just a plain text file and
> you open it and look at it however you want: Console.app, cat or more at
> the command line, pico, vim, emacs, BBEdit, TextWrangler, TextMate,
> TextEdit or any of a thousand other different ways.
>
> You do need to know where it is of course, and you've used some package
> manager that puts pg pieces in non-standard locations, so I can't help you
> with that other than refer you to the docs, if there are any, for that
> install.
>
> --
> Scott Ribe
> scott_ribe(at)elevated-dev(dot)com
> http://www.elevated-dev.com/
> (303) 722-0567 voice
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