BUG #15880: ERROR: could not open extension control file "/usr/pgsql-11/share/extension/pgagent.control": No su

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Subject: BUG #15880: ERROR: could not open extension control file "/usr/pgsql-11/share/extension/pgagent.control": No su
Date: 2019-06-28 10:00:52
Message-ID: 15880-845b4af7ec0bf949@postgresql.org
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The following bug has been logged on the website:

Bug reference: 15880
Logged by: Shiwangini Shishulkar
Email address: shiwangini(dot)shishulkar(at)webgility(dot)com
PostgreSQL version: 11.3
Operating system: CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core)

To implement scheduling, we need use pgagent. For that, extension from
And unzipped it to the location, from where it picks. Now, connected to sql
prompt as tried to create extension as per below:

[root(at)localhost pgAgent-4.0.0-Source]# su - postgres -c "psql"
psql (11.3)
Type "help" for help.

postgres=# \c postgres
You are now connected to database "postgres" as user "postgres".
postgres=# CREATE EXTENSION pgagent;
ERROR: extension "pgagent" has no installation script nor update path for

The last line error message i received which i'm not able to interpret.
Could you please help me with this. Any help will be appreciated. Also, if
there is any another way to configure/use pgagent then please share us the
link of doc.


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