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Re: 8.2 Admin Pack broken?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Andy Shellam (Mailing Lists)" <andy(dot)shellam-lists(at)mailnetwork(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: PostgreSQL Admin Mailing List <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: 8.2 Admin Pack broken?
Date: 2007-02-17 16:39:42
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"Andy Shellam (Mailing Lists)" <andy(dot)shellam-lists(at)mailnetwork(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> FYI: Reports on Google are wrong - they say that you need to use "gmake" 
> to build the PostgreSQL server source.  You don't.

I can assure you that you need GNU make to build any part of Postgres.
Perhaps what you're dealing with there is that "/usr/bin/make" is some
particularly ancient release of GNU make that has most but not quite all
of the features we depend on?  "make -v" might prove informative.

			regards, tom lane

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