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by Hanamaki (Chaplain)
on Nov 09, 2001 at 00:54 UTC ( #124177=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to DBD:PG

Usually tar.gz (Tarball source-code distributions) are quit easy to install.

gunzip distribution.tar.gz tar -xvf distribution.tar cd distribution perl Makefile.PL make make test su make install exit

Thats it!
I don't think RPMs are the way to go but you will find them e.g with a google search for DBD::Pg rpm.


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Re: Re: DBD:PG
by deprecated (Priest) on Nov 09, 2001 at 06:50 UTC
    DBD::Pg would be rather difficult to install via RPM. The module actually requires the variables POSTGRES_INCLUDE and POSTGRES_LIB to be set (use 'export' for sh and 'setenv' for csh). You need to have the postgres libraries installed. Furthermore, each platform would require a separate rpm based on the hardware architecture. You might try looking on for a PostgreSQL rpm, and then building DBD::Pg yourself.

    Yes, it's a little trouble, but I think you'll find that postgres is an awesome database and it's totally worth it.

    brother dep.

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