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Update LInux and Irix FAQs.

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=====================================================
-Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for PostgresSQL V6.0
+Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for PostgresSQL V6.1
IRIX Specific
TO BE READ IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE NORMAL FAQ
=====================================================
-last updated: Wed Jan 29 21:25:00 GMT 1997
+last updated: Fri Jun 13 09:54:00 BST 1997
current maintainer: Andrew C.R. Martin (martin@biochem.ucl.ac.uk)
original author: Andrew C.R. Martin (martin@biochem.ucl.ac.uk)
Changes in this version (* = modified, + = new, - = removed):
-*1.2) What changes do I need to make to src/Makefile.global or
- src/Makefile.custom?
-*1.4) Are there any other changes I should make?
++1.5) Can I install PostgreSQL under Irix 6.4?
This file is divided approximately as follows:
1.*) Installing Postgres95
@@ -26,7 +24,10 @@ Questions answered:
1.3) What are the references in X11_LIB to libsocket and libnsl in
src/Makefile.global?
1.4) Are there any other changes I should make?
+1.5) Can I install PostgreSQL under Irix 6.4?
2.1) Why can't I move the executable files?
+3.1) How do I compile a C program to create a function for extending
+ Postgres95
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Section 1: Installing Postgres95
@@ -84,6 +85,38 @@ Section 1: Installing Postgres95
For an explanation as to why this is a good idea, see Question 2.1
+1.5) Can I install PostgreSQL under Irix 6.4?
+
+ Irix 6.4 has a bug in ld which mishandles the addresses of
+ static procedures when object files are assembled into
+ larger object files using 'ld -r'. This bug has been reported
+ to Silicon Graphics. The following patch should be applied as
+ a workaround. (Supplied by Bob Bruccoleri <bruc@bms.com>)
+
+*** ./backend/Makefile.orig Thu May 22 00:00:15 1997
+--- ./backend/Makefile Thu Jun 5 16:47:27 1997
+***************
+*** 54,60 ****
+ all: postgres $(POSTGRES_IMP) global1.bki.source local1_template1.bki.source
+
+ postgres: $(OBJS) ../utils/version.o
+! $(CC) -o postgres $(OBJS) ../utils/version.o $(LDFLAGS)
+
+ $(OBJS): $(DIRS:%=%.dir)
+
+--- 54,64 ----
+ all: postgres $(POSTGRES_IMP) global1.bki.source local1_template1.bki.source
+
+ postgres: $(OBJS) ../utils/version.o
+! # $(CC) -o postgres $(OBJS) ../utils/version.o $(LDFLAGS)
+! -rm -f *.o
+! find . -name "*.o" -exec cp \{\} . \;
+! rm -f SUBSYS.o
+! $(CC) -o postgres *.o ../utils/version.o $(LDFLAGS)
+
+ $(OBJS): $(DIRS:%=%.dir)
+
+
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Section 2: Deinstalling Postgres95
----------------------------------------------------------------------
@@ -118,3 +151,8 @@ Section 3: Extending Postgres95
-shared -o funcs.so funcs.c
+----------------------------------------------------------------------------
+Dr. Andrew C.R. Martin University College London
+EMAIL: (Work) martin@biochem.ucl.ac.uk (Home) andrew@stagleys.demon.co.uk
+URL: http://www.biochem.ucl.ac.uk/~martin
+Tel: (Work) +44(0)171 419 3890 (Home) +44(0)1372 275775
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