At 15:10 +0100 2003-02-16, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>Vicki Brown writes:
>> 1) The "Longer Version" makes note of a "gmake check" option for testing.
>> This SHOULD be mentioned in the short version as well!
>Running the regression tests is not part of the essential installation
>procedure and is there not in the short version.
Excuse me? __Running tests is not "essential" __?
We must disagree. Running tests is ALWAYS essential.
>> 2) It should be noted here to set the shell as /bin/sh or something similar
>The Bourne shell is the standard Unix shell. Sorry.
Not anymore. Sorry.
>> 3) It should be noted here that the directory /usr/local/pgsql should also
>> chown'd to postgresql,
>The files under /usr/local/pgsql, except for the data directory, should
>*not* be owned by the postgres user.
That's not what I said. I said the DIRECTORY /usr/local/pgsql should be
chowned. Or it won't be possible to create the logfile.
>> or the logfile created below with the postmaster
>> command will not be able to be written.
>If you follow the commands *exactly* then the logfile cannot possibly be
>created under /usr/local/pgsql.
I followed the commands exactly.
su - postgres
puts you into the postgres home dir.
>If you alter some of the paths
>> 4) I can't help but wonder why the
>> make install
>> didn't do the adduser, create the data directory, and set ownership
>Because make install installs files and that's it.
so it's a "design decision".
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