Starting postgres84

Abram Gillespie abe.gillespie.lists at
Tue Nov 3 10:17:54 PST 2009

Yep, I see that.  Thanks for the idea.

I think the problem is that I'm trying to start 8.4 against a DB
cluster I had in 8.3.  Is there a way to upgrade the DB?


On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 1:14 PM, vincent habchi <vince at> wrote:
> Le 3 nov. 2009 à 19:09, Abram Gillespie a écrit :
>> I'm getting this error in my log when I attempt to start postgres via
>> /opt/local/lib/postgresql84/bin/pg_ctl
>> sh: /opt/local/lib/postgresql83/bin/postgres: No such file or directory
>> Is it possible 8.4 pg_ctl is compiled with old, 8.3 paths?  Or is my
>> system being probed for the path and I have old junk laying around
>> that's confusing things?
> Normally, no, of course :)
> Look at the output of :
> strings /opt/local/lib/postgresql84/bin/pg_ctl
> You should get, at the end, postgresql84 hard coded paths.
> Vincent

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