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Re: issue with Postgres uninstallation

From: Anuj Pankaj <anujp(at)cybage(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>,<pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: issue with Postgres uninstallation
Date: 2010-09-17 04:54:11
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Can you help let me how to uninstall postgres, if I do not have packages at Linux box.

Anuj Pankaj
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-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Lane [mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us] 
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:16 PM
To: Anuj Pankaj
Cc: Devrim GÜNDÜZ; pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] issue with Postgres uninstallation 

Anuj Pankaj <anujp(at)cybage(dot)com> writes:
> To install Postgres I created a folder Postgres and I kept all packages and I installed Postgres from these packages.
> To Uninstall Me suppose, I have to run rpm -e <each packages name>. Here mistakenly I removed all packages.I 

I rather doubt that rpm would have let you remove "all" packages, and
if it did you wouldn't have a functioning system at all.  Please answer
the question specifically rather than handwaving.

>  I am still able to login in Postgres.

Seems likely that you didn't actually remove Postgres.
In particular, successfully removing postgresql-server
would certainly have stopped the service.

			regards, tom lane

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