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Re: building Postgresql in Windows XP

From: tushar <tushar(dot)ahuja(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: "Md(dot) Abdur Rahman" <rahman(at)mcrlab(dot)uottawa(dot)ca>
Cc: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: building Postgresql in Windows XP
Date: 2009-02-19 08:32:55
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Md. Abdur Rahman wrote:
> OK, finally I could build it from source. I am using MinGW to do that.
> Now that I have those exe files. Now how do I start the service or the
> database. I see the necessary exe files under src/bin/scripts folder
> such as createdb.exe, createuser.exe...Any manual for that. I appreciate
> your help.
This link would be helpful :-

> Stefan Kaltenbrunner wrote:
>> Md. Abdur Rahman wrote:
>>> Dear Sir,
>>> I am trying to build PostGreSql from
>>> However, I am unable to
>>> find any complete step by step document how to build it in windows
>>> xp. I would be grateful to you if you could point me any URL that can
>>> guide me toward a successful compiling of the database.
>> If you really need to build from source you should look at:
>> however I would recommend you install postgresql using the binary
>> installer on windows.
>> Stefan

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