[postgis-users] initdb reporting error.
Seamus Thomas Carroll
carrolls at cpsc.ucalgary.ca
Tue Dec 9 21:37:11 PST 2003
I dont seem to have the command "clre". I am running redhat.
On Tue, 9 Dec 2003, David Valentine wrote:
> How is the system level library path configured?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Seamus Thomas Carroll" <carrolls at cpsc.ucalgary.ca>
> To: <postgis-users at postgis.refractions.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2003 8:56 PM
> Subject: [postgis-users] initdb reporting error.
> > Hi,
> > I have installed postgres in a non-standard location with this call to
> > configure:
> > ./configure --prefix=/scratch/postgresql-7.4/
> > --exec-prefix=/scratch/postgresql-7.4 --libdir=/scratch/postgresql-7.4/lib
> > make
> > make install
> > I then put /scratch/postgresql/bin/ in my PATH and /scratch/postgresql/lib
> > in my LD_LIBRARY_PATH. I then source my bashrc.
> > I then run initdb with the following call:
> > /scratch/postgresql/bin/initdb -D /home/grads/carrolls/database
> > I am then presented with the following error:
> > creating conversions... ERROR: could not load library
> > "/usr/local/pgsql/lib/utf8_and_iso8859_1.so":
> > /usr/local/pgsql/lib/utf8_and_iso8859_1.so: undefined symbol: elog
> > initdb: failed
> > There is an old postgres installation in /usr/local but i do not
> > understand why initdb would look there. I do not have root permisions so
> > that is why I have installed at this non-standard location. My Path and
> > LD_CLASS_PATH do not contain /usr/local/pgsql/....
> > Does anyone have an idea as to what I may be going wrong? I have looked
> > everywhere and cant figure out where libdir is being set incorrectly.
> > Seamus
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