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initdb errors, postgresql-8.0-beta

From: S Murthy Kambhampaty <smk_va(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: initdb errors, postgresql-8.0-beta
Date: 2004-08-26 21:58:50
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Your name		: Murthy
Your email address	: smk_va(at)yahoo(dot)com

System Configuration
  Architecture (example: Intel Pentium)  	: Intel PIII

  Operating System (example: Linux 2.4.18) 	: Fedora
Core 2, linux smp

  PostgreSQL version (example: PostgreSQL-8.0):  
PostgreSQL-8.0 (beta), source downloaded from

  Compiler used (example:  gcc 2.95.2)		: gcc 3.3.3

Please enter a FULL description of your problem:

I was able to successfully compile
postogresql-8.0-beta (make check reporteed "Passed all
96 tests").  However, it appears that postresql was
compiled with the wrong value of --pkglibdir: rather
than libdir = $PREFIX/lib it was compiled with libdir
= $PREFIX/bin/lib, but make install put "lib/" in
$PREFIX/lib.  This might have been as issue with the
"share/" dir as well as I have to give the -L option
to initdb and ln -s ../lib lib in $PREFIX bin, before
initdb returned success.


Please describe a way to repeat the problem.   Please
try to provide a
concise reproducible example, if at all possible: 

If you know how this problem might be fixed, list the
solution below:

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