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Re: 7.3.2 - 7.4.1 on RedHat 9.0

From: Lamar Owen <lowen(at)pari(dot)edu>
To: Mark Lubratt <mark(dot)lubratt(at)indeq(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 7.3.2 - 7.4.1 on RedHat 9.0
Date: 2004-02-16 03:16:38
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On Sunday 15 February 2004 02:54 pm, Mark Lubratt wrote:
> I've finally decided to upgrade my postgresql installation.  I'm
> currently running 7.3.2 on RedHat 9.0.

> Here's my dilemma:  Since RedHat is no longer supporting their "RedHat"
> distributions, I can't really get a RPM for the upgrade.  I'm concerned
> about orphaning files if I do a straight compile from source (not
> getting the configured directories to be the same as the original
> installation).  So the question is, do I uninstall the original RPM and
> do a compile from source?  Do I go to a SRPM?  Do I uninstall and then
> use a SRPM?

For RHL9 you should be able to install the RHEL3 RPMs.  If you want a set 
built custom, you can download the SRPM and rebuild it.  It is the same thing 
as doing a from source recompile, but everything is put into the 'right' 
Lamar Owen
Director of Information Technology
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC  28772

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