odhiambo at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 15:33:00 UTC 2008
On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 6:15 PM, Andrew Gould <andrewlylegould at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 9:06 AM, stan <stanb at panix.com> wrote:
> > I have installed PostgreSQL via the ports on a new 7.1 machine. I am
> > 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
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.
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