[R-sig-DB] PostgreSQL

Tom Dye tsd at tsdye.com
Wed Sep 7 18:31:01 CEST 2005

Aloha all,

I can imagine it is impossible to keep up with all the different setups, 
and I appreciate all the help that I've been getting.  Here are the 
various outputs from pg_config:

pg_config --configure
'--without-readline' 'LDFLAGS=-framework CoreFoundation'

pg_config --libdir

pg_config --version
PostgreSQL 7.4.2

  On Wed, 7 Sep 2005, Joe Conway wrote:

> Tim Keitt wrote:
>> These are the reasons I no longer maintain the package. Everyone's setup
>> is completely different. I did get the postgresql folks to implement the
>> pg_config command to make this easier. What is the output of "pg_config
>> --configure"?
> That's a good point. Also can you show us:
> pg_config --libdir
> pg_config --version
>>> /usr/local/pgsql/lib tomdye$ ll libpq*
>>> -rw-r--r--  1 tomdye  tomdye  161792  3 May  2004 libpq.a
>>> lrwxr-xr-x  1 tomdye  tomdye      12 26 Dec  2004 libpq.so@ ->
> Is there really an "@" on the end of "libpq.so"? Is that a Mac thing?
>>> I don't know what this line of the error message means:
>>> checking for PQconnectdb in -lpq... no
>>> Could it be that my libpq is missing something that RdbiPgSQL needs?
> Well, yes, it means that RdbiPgSQL cannot find libpq in order to link to it. 
> What I wonder about is whether it is really looking for libpq.so, or is it 
> looking for libpq.dylib. This is another of those Mac OS X things I've run 
> into before -- but I don't really understand when an so is required and when 
> a dylib is required.
> Joe

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