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Re: Problem with installing as root

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: "Kevin O'Gorman" <kogorman(at)pacbell(dot)net>
Cc: PGSQL Hackers List <pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Problem with installing as root
Date: 2000-10-28 14:40:16
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0010281636290.763-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Kevin O'Gorman writes:

> I did a 'su root' and a 'make install', then as my normal user
> self, attempted to do the regression tests.  They failed and
> left the attached file in install.log.  It points at a problem
> with permissions on a file left behind by the 'make install'
> in the Perl stuff.

The Perl interface build is a big, ugly hack.  I'm going to modify the
regression tests to omit the Perl directory when creating its temporary
install, but replacing the hack is still a bonus project for someone.

> BTW, I'm back from the tip because of instability when I started
> looking at this stuff.  Is it stable enough to install and run
> now?

Probably not wildly more stable than, say, a week ago.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut      peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net       http://yi.org/peter-e/


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