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Re: [DOCS] RE: file name error (fwd)

From: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: docs(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, Postgres Hackers List <hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [DOCS] RE: file name error (fwd)
Date: 1999-11-23 14:58:04
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.05.9911230953560.23191-100000@paprika.michvhf.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Thomas Lockhart wrote:

> > http://postgresql.org/docs/admin/install761.htm
> > steps in the list which have problems are:
> > 4, 6, 10, and 26
> > due to the "v" in the filename which is not in the filename on the FTP server.
> > other parts of the install process have incorrect paths
> 
> Was someone going to rewrite the installation procedure? I was looking
> at it myself and agree with the thread from a month or two ago that it
> is *much* too complicated and verbose. Several steps should be moved
> to subsequent sections as reference or backup material (e.g. flex,
> regression tests), and the whole thing could be substantially
> condensed.

I was working on something that takes it down to about 5 steps before
the initdb phase of the installation - redirecting gmake's output was
optional.  I'll see if it's still around.

Vince.
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