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Re: [SQL] Problems invoking psql. Help please.

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Hugh Esco <hesco(at)greens(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [SQL] Problems invoking psql. Help please.
Date: 2002-11-19 14:49:32
Message-ID: 1037717372.29594.23.camel@linda (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-novice
On Tue, 2002-11-19 at 04:48, Hugh Esco wrote:
> Thank you so much, Mallah, Tomasz Myrta, Luis Sousa,
> Achilleus Mantzios, Tom Lane, Bill Eaton and Oliver Elphick.
> I have chmod 755 my readpgenv file, and then copied the
> shell script suggested by Tomasz Myrta into that file,
> yielding these results:
> >biko:/usr/lib/postgresql/bin# cd /usr/bin
> >biko:/usr/bin# ./psql -U postgres
> >No database specified
> >biko:/usr/bin# ./psql -U postgres template1
> >/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/readpgenv: ./etc/postgresql/postgresql.env: No 
> >such file
> >  or directory
> How should that file read?
> >Could not execv /usr/lib/postgresql/bin/psql

I don't really know what is going on here.  I suggest the quickest and
easiest thing to do is to purge and reinstall the packages, since they
seem to have got into a total mess, somehow.

Oliver Elphick                                Oliver(dot)Elphick(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk
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      thy faithfulness every night."     Psalms 92:2 

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