On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> ===> Generating temporary packing list
> >> Initializing PostgreSQL Databases - this may take a few minutes...
> >> Unknown option: `-l'
> >> Usage: su [ -bcdefilmnqstvVxX ] [ argument ... ].
> >> *** Error code 1
> I don't know what these messages are from, but they sure are not from
> any code that's executed by the standard Postgres install sequence.
> Postgres does not invoke su, ever.
he's trying to install it out of ports under FreeBSD ... the install runs
as root, but does a 'su' to the postgres user to do the initdb ... my
only major guess is that his ports are out of sync with his operating
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