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Re: Postfix with PostgreSQL

From: "Just E(dot) Mail" <justemail(at)imwell-usa(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postfix with PostgreSQL
Date: 2009-05-10 18:14:26
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Tom & others:

I followed Tom's advice with no good luck. Here is what I did:

1. Installed a fresh install of CenbtOS 5.3
2. Installed PostgreSQL Client, as follows:
    from: * 
    *installed: *postgresql-libs-8.3.7-1PGDG.rhel5.i386.rpm 
   * Nothing more for PostgreSQL.*            

*3.  Now I started installing 'Postfix':
     Downloaded 'postfix-2.5.6.' (& extracted) into '/usr/local/src'
     %  cd  /usr/local/src/postfix-2.5.6

=======  this is actual entries on the LINUX Machine ===================
[root(at)rs1 postfix-2.5.6]# make -f  Makefile.init makefiles 

make -f MAKELEVEL= Makefiles

(echo "# Do not edit -- this file documents how Postfix was built for 
your machine."; /bin/sh makedefs) >makedefs.tmp

No <db.h> include file found.

Install the appropriate db*-devel package first.

See the RELEASE_NOTES file for more information.

make: *** [Makefiles] Error 1

make: *** [makefiles] Error 2

[root(at)rs1 postfix-2.5.6]#

I guess you see the error above.

Please note that in my original post, I explained that my setup consists 
of two machines; the above setup is for the machine which will host the 
'Postfix' & 'PostgreSQL' client, but the PostgreSQL server is at the 
back end, which will contain the data.

I know Iamdoing something wrong, but what? a NEWBIE's life is very painful!


PS: Once I encountered, error while installing 'Postfix', I went back & 
also installed:
*                  **postgresql-server-8.3.7-1PGDG.rhel5.i386.rpm 

& repeated the same. Same error.

Tom Lane wrote:
> "Just E. Mail" <justemail(at)imwell-usa(dot)com> writes:
>> Now I am trying to install Postfix on the pgsql Client machine. Postfix 
>> has the following command to 'Building Postfix with PostgreSQL support':
>> % make -f Makefile.init makefiles \
>>         'CCARGS=-DHAS_PGSQL -I/usr/local/include/pgsql' \
>>         'AUXLIBS=-L/usr/local/lib -lpq'
> If you have installed Postgres from RPMs, just make sure you've
> installed the postgresql-devel RPM too.  Forget about /usr/local
> --- it should be enough to do
> % make -f Makefile.init makefiles \
>         'CCARGS=-DHAS_PGSQL' \
>         'AUXLIBS=-lpq'
> 			regards, tom lane

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