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Re: Problems updating to 8.3.5

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bob McConnell <rmcconne(at)lightlink(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problems updating to 8.3.5
Date: 2008-11-28 21:54:44
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Bob McConnell <rmcconne(at)lightlink(dot)com> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Bob McConnell <rmcconne(at)lightlink(dot)com> writes:
>>> I have a Slackware 10.2.0 machine which has been happily serving files, 
>>> Apache, Pg, etc. across my home network for some time. I had no problem 
>>> installing pg 8.2.1 on it. But now when I try to install 8.3.5, 
>>> configure dies complaining that gcc can't build an executable. Looking 
>>> at the log, it says crt1.o does not exist. I looked, and sure enough, it 
>>> doesn't exist.

> I installed 8.2.1 from source,using gcc 3.2.2. I still have the 
> config.log for that, dated Feb 3, 2007.

Hmm.  Well, something else to ask is whether you're sure you identified
the relevant error message in config.log.  In some cases errors like
that might be expected failures that configure can recover from.

			regards, tom lane

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