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Re: library path

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: sunmiewon(at)yahoo(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: library path
Date: 2001-10-19 14:37:16
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"SunMie Won" <sunmiewon(at)yahoo(dot)com> writes:
> I am trying to do an install of PostgreSQL 7.1.3 on Red Hat 6.0. I have
> unzipped, compiled, and installed successfully, but am having trouble
> creating the database cluster. I am using the command as the postgres user:
> initdb --pgdata/usr/local/pgsql/data
> and get the message:
> "initdb does not know where to find the files that make up the Postgres
> (PGLIB directory). You must identify the PGLIB directory either with a
> --pglib invocation " .... etc.

7.1's initdb script contains no such error message.  I suspect you are
invoking the wrong version of initdb, ie one left over from an older
PG installation.  Check your PATH.

			regards, tom lane

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