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Re: Help installing 8.0.2 rpms on RH 3.0

From: "Joel Fradkin" <jfradkin(at)wazagua(dot)com>
To: "'Chris Hoover'" <revoohc(at)sermonaudio(dot)com>,"'Tom Lane'" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "'PostgreSQL Admin'" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Help installing 8.0.2 rpms on RH 3.0
Date: 2005-04-16 13:39:17
Message-ID: 000201c54289$b020a790$797ba8c0@jfradkin (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-admin
Not sure if they were updated, but we (James from Dell, I watched) did
remove all the 8.0.1 rpms and install 8.0.2 just fine.

Joel Fradkin
-----Original Message-----
From: pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
[mailto:pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Chris Hoover
Sent: Friday, April 15, 2005 4:49 PM
To: Tom Lane
Cc: PostgreSQL Admin
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] Help installing 8.0.2 rpms on RH 3.0

Tom Lane wrote:

>"Chris Hoover" <revoohc(at)sermonaudio(dot)com> writes:
>>... However, I am having some difficulty installing the
>> RH 3.0 rpms for Postgresql 8.0.2.
>Up until really recently (read: not yet shipped for Red Hat, and I'm
>not sure about the PGDG RPMs), the 8.0 RPMs had the wrong Obsoletes:
>data in them for replacing rh-postgresql RPMs with later postgresql
>RPMs.  So I'd definitely suggest removing *all* the rh-postgresql RPMs
>before you try to install newer stuff.  It wasn't real clear whether
>that was the sum total of your problem however...
>>Virgin install of RH ES 3.0 from cd's (no update run right now)
>It wouldn't be a bad idea to do "up2date" first.  For all you know
>you are fighting a bug in RPM itself.
>			regards, tom lane

It looks like it is a specific problem with the 8.0.2 rpms.  Below is
what I wrote about trying the 8.0.1 rpms.

Ok, I thought I'd try the 8.0.1 rpms just for giggles.  I was able to
install the postgresql-libs rpm for 8.0.1 with out a problem.  It looks
like there is a bug in the 8.0.2 if you are installing from scratch.
Can someone please point me to the proper place to log this bug.

(sorry for the delay in response, I had some mail problems with my isp)


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