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RE: fail in installing postgresql-6.5.3 to FreeBSD

From: "Shen Jianxiang(Outlook)" <shen(at)nsk(dot)nis(dot)nec(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: "The Hermit Hacker" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: RE: fail in installing postgresql-6.5.3 to FreeBSD
Date: 2000-07-06 02:38:01
Message-ID: NDBBIIDKCFBLMDKMMPLJCEPBCFAA.shen@nsk.nis.nec.co.jp (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Thanks for your replies.

Yes, I tried to install PostgreSQL to FreeBSD using port, as 'root'.
As your recomend, I tried to use port postgresql7, but I was stopped
at the same error message.
May I run 'su  [-bcdefilmnqstvVxX ] [ argument ... ]' at command line?

Thank you.

::>-----Original Message-----
::>From: pgsql-hackers-owner(at)hub(dot)org
::>[mailto:pgsql-hackers-owner(at)hub(dot)org]On Behalf Of The Hermit Hacker
::>Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2000 8:15 AM
::>To: Tom Lane
::>Cc: Shen Jianxiang(Outlook); pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org;
::>pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
::>Subject: Re: [HACKERS] fail in installing postgresql-6.5.3
::>to FreeBSD
::>
::>
::>On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Tom Lane wrote:
::>
::>> >> ===>   Generating temporary packing list
::>> >> Initializing PostgreSQL Databases - this may take a
::>few minutes...
::>> >> Unknown option: `-l'
::>> >> Usage: su [ -bcdefilmnqstvVxX ] [ argument ... ].
::>> >> *** Error code 1
::>>
::>> I don't know what these messages are from, but they sure
::>are not from
::>> any code that's executed by the standard Postgres
::>install sequence.
::>> Postgres does not invoke su, ever.
::>
::>he's trying to install it out of ports under FreeBSD ...
::>the install runs
::>as root, but does a 'su' to the postgres  user to do the
::>initdb ... my
::>only major guess is that his ports are out of sync with
::>his operating
::>system ...
::>
------------------------//~----------
Best Regards,
Shen Jianxiang
shen(at)nsk(dot)nis(dot)nec(dot)co(dot)jp
NEC Informatec Systems Ltd.
Network Service Platform Division
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