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Re: postgresql problem

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: Jane G <jane(dot)gu(at)jungledrum(dot)co(dot)nz>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgresql problem
Date: 2001-03-05 13:09:18
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On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 05:05:47PM +1300, Jane G wrote:
>    I was following the directions by Kevin for Porting PostgreSQL to
>    Windows 2000
> ) .
>    When I got to step 7, and tried to run './configure',  I get the
>    error.
>    $ configure
>    loading cache ./config.cache
>    checking host system type... i686-pc-cygwin
>    checking echo setting...
>    checking setting template to... cygwin32
>    configure: warning: *** Include directory /usr/local/include does not exist.

Did you install cygipc 1.09?

>    checking whether to support locale... disabled
>    checking whether to support cyrillic recode... disabled
>    checking whether to support multibyte... disabled
>    checking setting DEF_PGPORT... 5432
>    checking setting DEF_MAXBACKENDS... 32
>    checking setting USE_TCL... disabled
>    checking setting USE_PERL... disabled
>    checking setting USE_ODBC... disabled
>    checking setproctitle... disabled
>    checking setting ASSERT CHECKING... disabled
>    checking for gcc... gcc
>    checking whether the C compiler (gcc -O2 ) works... no
>    configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler
>    cannot create executables.

Did you install gcc and/or binutils?  Check out the end of config.log,
it will help you debug the problem.

I strongly recommend installing *all* of the Cygwin packages unless you
are very experienced with Cygwin.

BTW, please post to pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org instead of emailing me
directly so others can benefit too.


Jason Tishler
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