On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 4:32 PM, Mark <ad...@asarian-host.net> wrote:

> From: Andrew Gould [mailto:andrewlylego...@gmail.com]
> Sent: woensdag 29 april 2009 20:54
> To: Mark
> Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: PostgreSQL 8.3.7 builds incomplete
>
> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Mark <ad...@asarian-host.net> wrote:
>
> From: Andrew Gould [mailto:andrewlylego...@gmail.com]
> Sent: woensdag 29 april 2009 20:41
> To: Mark
> Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: PostgreSQL 8.3.7 builds incomplete
>
> > > If I go to the /usr/ports/databases/postgresql84-server/
> > > directory, it actually downloads and builds a 8.3.7 version;
> > > so the name version difference is not my fault.
> >
> > a rare case when accuracy causes confusion     ;-)
> >
> > I would suggest that you deinstall or pkg_delete it.
> > Then try configuring and installing from:
> > /usr/ports/databases/postgresql83-server/
> >
> > Let us know if you still have problems.
>
> Wow, you're right. That actually DOES build normally! :) Got files in the
> designated include dir, and it built a working pg_config.
> I should have looked better, instead of just picking the highest-version
> server. Still, makes you wonder, if the postgresql84-server port is so
> incredibly broken, why even include it? (Could also be it just purposely
> omits writing files in the include dir and making the pg_config, precisely
> because it's beta).


>From your first message, it looks like the 8.4 server itself runs fine.  The
8.4 port is probably there for beta testing purposes since there are no
FreeBSD binary packages on the PostgreSQL site.


>
> At any rate, it's all working now. Thanks!
>
>
> - Mark
>

Best of luck,

Andrew
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