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Re: BUG #2415: "make install" failde during the installation

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "amel" <hamdi_benmessaoud(at)yahoo(dot)fr>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #2415: "make install" failde during the installation
Date: 2006-05-01 14:49:42
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"amel" <hamdi_benmessaoud(at)yahoo(dot)fr> writes:
> I'm trying to install PostGreSQl version8.1.3 under linux,but i ge the
> following error during the installation when i type "make install" :
>   make:**** no rule to make the cible "install" .Stop

I'm thinking maybe you are trying to install an RPM or DEB package
instead of building from source.  "make install" is a step in the source
build process, but it's not used if you are installing a prebuilt
package.  Instead, see the docs for whatever package management system
you're using.  With RPMs, for instance, you'd do something like
	sudo rpm -i postgresql-*.rpm

			regards, tom lane

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