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Re: Re: [GENERAL] postmaster does not start up

From: "Oliver Elphick" <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Andrew Perrin - Demography <aperrin(at)demog(dot)Berkeley(dot)EDU>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: [GENERAL] postmaster does not start up
Date: 2000-12-13 05:45:04
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Lamar Owen wrote:
  >Tom Lane wrote:
  >> Hmm.  Where are you invoking psql from, and is it the same one you
  >> compiled yourself?
  >> ISTR that the Debian RPMs use a nonstandard location of the pgsql Unix
  >> socket file, which means that an RPM psql will NOT talk to a standard
  >> compilation of the postmaster, nor vice versa.
  >Um, the Debian packages are .deb's, not RPM's.  Is the standard socket
  >location not /tmp? That's where the RPM's put it.  I don't know about
  >the DEB's -- ask Oliver.

No. /var/run/postgresql - it was necessary to move them, because long-open
sockets were being deleted from /tmp (it is, after all, a _temporary_
directory) by tmpreaper. 

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