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Re: BUG #5250: Tutorial examples(pre-compiled) not present with precompiled binary version of PostgreSQL.

From: Ashish Anand <Ashish(dot)The(dot)Dev(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #5250: Tutorial examples(pre-compiled) not present with precompiled binary version of PostgreSQL.
Date: 2009-12-22 09:58:14
Message-ID: c92445880912220158p29ba4e8dm2e19a65c8b6394a6@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Actually its not critical for Postgres but I was going through the tutorial
in the Postgres .chm help file where this directory was mentioned.
And it specifically said "If you installed a pre-packaged version of
PostgreSQL"(see the first mail) which made it look like a bug.

Nevertheless, I have downloaded the source and I got the tutorial directory.
I just thought someone else might not have to go through all the trouble so
I posted a mail.

--Ashish.

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 2:53 PM, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 3:13 AM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
> wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 7:05 AM, Ashish Anand <Ashish(dot)The(dot)Dev(at)gmail(dot)com>
> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I downloaded from here
> >> http://www.postgresql.org/download/windows
> >> which leads to
> >> http://www.enterprisedb.com/products/pgdownload.do#windows
> >> and has a note:
> >> The one click installer is maintained by Dave Page at EnterpriseDB.
> >>
> >> Also the documentation says:
> >> Before you report a bug, please read and re-read the documentation to
> verify
> >> that you can really do whatever it is you are trying. If it is not clear
> >> from the documentation whether you can do something or not, please
> report
> >> that too; it is a bug in the documentation.
> >
> > It's fine that you reported a bug - I'm not complaining.  But, the
> > installer you used is not a community product, but rather something
> > maintained by EnterpriseDB, so we don't necessarily have control over
> > it.  However, I do know that several EDB folks, including I believe
> > Dave Page, read this list, so perhaps one of them will see fit to
> > comment.
>
> He does, but he's been on leave and not paying much attention to the lists.
>
> In 12 years of working with PG, I never noticed that directory
> required building manually (which is why it's not it any installer
> from EDB, or the community). Is there any reason for that?
>
>
> --
> Dave Page
> EnterpriseDB UK: http://www.enterprisedb.com
>

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