Re: Uninstall procedure for pgadmin3 under Mac

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Yannick DEVOS <yannick(dot)devos(at)online(dot)fr>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Uninstall procedure for pgadmin3 under Mac
Date: 2007-01-19 09:18:25
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Yannick DEVOS wrote:
> Dear pgadmin support community members,
> I need your help for some tricky problem that I was unable to solve.
> I am using pgadmin under Mac OS X Panther (10.3.9).
> The newest pgadmin releases only support Tiger (10.4) since they are
> compiled with dynamic links against 10.4 libraries and frameworks.
> Some weeks ago, one of you kindely helped me (I think it was Dave, but
> sorry, I am not sure anymore) in making a special 1.6.0 build for me.
> Few days ago I decided to try 1.6.2 but I forgot that it does not work
> with 10.3.
> I installed it, and it crashes.
> No problem, I thought, I just have to delete the pgadmin "binary" (in
> fact a bundle under OS X "Applications" folder), and then install back
> 1.6.0 "Panther" build.
> No way, the installation fails when I want to choose my apps disk in
> "Choose target" screen. The error is a bit cryptic for me, the message
> is (in fact it is in french, my translation could be errored) "You
> cannot install this software on this volume. (null)".
> I tried to delete preferences files or "Application support" files I
> found in my "user"/Library, but it still failing...
> What is the procedure to uninstall it ?
> I looked after help or docs on the internet, but it was unsuccessfull.

Just delete the appbundle from the Applications folder as you've done -
thats all the installer puts on your machine.

Are you sure it's definitely gone? Try having a look using a terminal:

ls -al /Applications | grep pgAdmin

Regards, Dave.

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