FreeBSD 9.1 & Postgresql

Chris Rees utisoft at
Wed Jan 23 15:52:20 UTC 2013

On 22 Jan 2013 19:00, "Owen O' Shaughnessy" <owen.oshaughnessy at>
> Hi Guys,
> Wondering if anybody else has tried installing Postgres from packages?
> I have used pkg_add -r to install postgresql-server and
> postgresql-client, both installed sucessfully, I've got server and
> client binaries and libraries but no configuration files for the
> server.

You realise pkg_add -r postgresql-server doesn't work, right?  :)  You have
to specify postgresql90-server.

Also, 9.1 packages aren't available, so I'm at a loss as to how these
commands worked at all as you claimed.

Please provide uname -a and the exact commands you typed to install

> Does the package assume it is an upgrade, or is there another package
> that you install to get the configuration files and initscripts?
> I was expecting to find: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/postgresql
> I was expecting a binary somewhere on the system called initdb
> I'm not getting anything like this. Anyone got any idea's other than
> building from ports?
> Thanks,
> Owen.
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