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Re: Building DBD::Pg fails at make test

From: Reini Urban <rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at>
To: Tom McMillen <tgmcmillen(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Building DBD::Pg fails at make test
Date: 2005-03-08 07:07:10
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Tom McMillen schrieb:
> I am trying to build the Perl DBI module BDB::Pg on cygwin so that I can use perl under
> cygwin to connect to PostgreSQL 8.0.1 Win32 installed database.
> I have built PostgreSQL 8.0.1 under cygwin sucessfully and have it installed under
> /usr/local/pgsql so that the client libraries are installed there. (build with
> --with-perl option)
> However when trying to build the perl DBD::Pg and running make test I get the following
> error:
> #     Tried to use 'DBD::Pg'.
> #     Error:  Can't load
> '/home/tmcmillen/.cpan/build/DBD-Pg-1.40/blib/arch/auto/DBD/Pg/Pg.dll' for module
> DBD::Pg: dlopen, Win32 error 126 at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8/cygwin/ line 230.
> #  at (eval 2) line 2
> # Compilation failed in require at (eval 2) line 2.
> Under the README for DBD::Pg it lists this error as an issue for linux systems, in that
> ldconfig is not finding the library....
> I have libpq.a in the /usr/local/pgsql/lib folder.

You usually build dynamically under cygwin perl, so you need pg.dll in 
the path.
Either copy /usr/local/bin/pg.dll to your path or add 
<drive:>\cygwin\\usr\local\bin to your windows system path.

> If I set the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/pgsql/lib I still get the
> same error

This is ignored under windows.

Reini Urban

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