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Re: Install problems for postgresql-8.4.1

From: Don Fox <donfox1(at)mac(dot)com>
To: "Mark H(dot) Nichols" <info(at)markhnichols(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Michael Wood <esiotrot(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Install problems for postgresql-8.4.1
Date: 2009-11-03 04:02:25
Message-ID: EFD646B2-9AB2-4720-9611-35E020EF146B@mac.com (view raw or flat)
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I have done a find from root and can't locate libpg.so!
Does someone know where it's supposed to reside?

Don

On Nov 2, 2009, at 2:41 PM, Mark H. Nichols wrote:

>
> On Nov 2, 2009, at 1:39 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
>
>> Don Fox <donfox1(at)mac(dot)com> writes:
>>> bash-3.2$ createdb -T template1 fromtemp0db
>>> Bus error
>>> bash-3.2$
>>
>> This appears to be the createdb program itself crashing, not the  
>> server.
>> That cuts down the alternatives quite a lot, because createdb isn't
>> much; it basically just tries to connect via libpq and send a CREATE
>> DATABASE command to the server.  My first thought is that you have a
>> corrupt libpq.so, or one that is incompatible with your createdb
>> executable.  You could check some of the more obvious causes by
>> seeing what "file" and "otool -L" have to say about createdb and
>> libpq.so.
>>
>> 			regards, tom lane
>
> Would a potentially corrupt createdb program indicate that the  
> download of Postrgres was somehow corrupt? Can you download the  
> checksum and verify that your download is complete and undamaged?
>
> Mark
>


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