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Re: PGSQL non installer for linux

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Sivaramakrishnan Nageswaran" <sivaramakrishnan(dot)nageswaran(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: PGSQL non installer for linux
Date: 2008-06-20 18:52:39
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On Friday 20 June 2008 10:05:54 Tom Lane wrote:
> "Sivaramakrishnan Nageswaran" <sivaramakrishnan(dot)nageswaran(at)gmail(dot)com> 
> > Does pgsql have anything like non-installer for linux i.e tar-gzipped
> > bundle (as is available for linux in the form of zip file) which I can
> > untar /unzip in the target machine? Basically I do not want to use rpm to
> > install as it might fail due to dependency issues.
> To be blunt, you're out of your mind.  You're going to end up
> reinventing rpm, badly.  If an rpm install fails due to dependencies
> it's a good indication that the software wouldn't have worked when
> installed.

That said, I believe postgres plus will do this for you. See for download options. 

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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