On Wednesday 31 December 2008 06:32:58 Odhiambo Washington wrote: > On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 6:15 PM, Andrew Gould <andrewlylego...@gmail.com>wrote: > > On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 9:06 AM, stan <st...@panix.com> wrote: > > > I have installed PostgreSQL via the ports on a new 7.1 machine. I am > > > > trying > > > > > to set it up. > > > > > > I found: > > > > > > http://www.freebsddiary.org/postgresql.php > > > > > > Whic says to run: > > > > > > su -l pgsql -c initdb > > > > > > But that gives me the following error message: > > > > > > initdb: no data directory specified > > > You must identify the directory where the data for this database system > > > will reside. Do this with either the invocation option -D or the > > > environment variable PGDATA. > > Go into the port directory for postgresql71 and so "make deinstall". After > that, do > > script -a ~/PGSQL-INSTALL.txt make install clean > > Once that is done, go ito the ~/PGSQL-INSTALL.txt and read the lines > towards the bottom. Those are sometimes calles Post-install message. They > tell you exactly what to do on FreeBSD.
Erm, that's kind of a round-about way to accomplish: cat /usr/local/share/doc/postgresql/README-server or: cat /var/db/pkg/postgresql-server*/+DISPLAY -- Mel Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules and never get to the software part. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"