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Re: Snow Leopard and PG 8.4 problems....

From: Jan Otto <asche(at)me(dot)com>
To: Jerry LeVan <jerry(dot)levan(at)eku(dot)edu>
Cc: Martin Gainty <mgainty(at)hotmail(dot)com>, "pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Snow Leopard and PG 8.4 problems....
Date: 2009-08-30 10:20:37
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Hi Jerry,

> I have been able to use just the ip in the host field but Snow  
> Leopard seems to have
> broken using a 'name' in the host field... see below.
> It appears that compiling pg 8.4 gives rise to libs with  
> architecture of x386_64...

hm, i have no problems to compile postgresql on snow leopard. all  
linking defaults
to x86_64-architecture on my machine. you have probably installed  
macports or
fink and build 32-libs on mac os x 10.5 before you upgraded to snow  
try removing all references to these 3rd-party libs and try compile  

> What sort of magic do I have to use to get a 32 bit version of the  
> various libs ?
> ( I don't seem to be able to find where in the make file I can ask  
> the linker to
> add the various archs, but I am getting bleary eyed.)
> I don't seem to be able to compile python support against the apple  
> 2.6 or the macpython
> 2.5 versions (of python).

it works out of the box on my machine: ./configure --enable-python
python 2.6 (delivered in snow leopard) is used and compiles without  
any warning or

> Has anyone built a Snow Leopard version of pg with python support?


> Am I the only one to have problems with dblink on Snow Leopard?

i dont use dblink so i cant say if it is broken on my machine too.

regards, jan otto

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